Overview

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Support Teacher assists classroom teachers and supports the academic and social/emotional growth of Concord’s neurodiverse students. The ideal candidate is an education professional with teaching assistant experience who fully supports Concord Academy’s mission to educate students with learning differences. The individual must promote the school’s culture of respecting neurodiversity, promoting equity and inclusion, and empowering students to succeed. This part-time (20 hours/week), hourly, 10-month position reports to the Principal.

JOB DUTIES

– Provide daily classroom support by covering absences, breaks, or emergency situations, and assisting teachers as directed by the Principal.
– Work with students one-on-one and in small groups as needed to address academic needs.
– Assist with student assessment, evaluation, and testing, including semester exams, EOC testing, ACT administration, and other student evaluation instruments.
– Cover the front office during breaks, absences, or emergency situations.
– Manage library inventory, including books, textbooks, and other resources.
– Work in the Homework Room program as needed.
– Assist the Principal by performing assigned tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

– Associate’s degree or equivalent in education or special education, or a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment.
– One (1) year of experience working with children in an educational setting.
– Must possess or be able to obtain certification in CPR and First Aid.
– Must be able to work independently with a high degree of initiative while achieving results
– Must be able to function effectively as part of a team
– Must be exceptionally flexible with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must be proficient in the following programs/software:

– Office 365 Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Teams
– Familiarity with learning management systems (LMS) and educational software platforms (e.g., Accelerated Reader, AR360, IXL, etc.)

About Concord Academy

Concord Academy offers middle-school and high-school students a unique learning community with an atmosphere of respect and acceptance, within a small, structured, and secure environment. The school was founded in 1983 by a group of concerned parents who recognized that their children with learning differences were falling behind or falling through the cracks in other educational settings. Concord was established to provide the best environment for student growth in all aspects of development, including specialized academic instruction, post-secondary readiness, and social/emotional intelligence. We invite you to experience the difference at Concord Academy.

Concord Academy’s mission is educating students with learning differences to reach their personal bests.

Concord Academy is a state-approved, Category I private school for students in grades 6-12 with learning differences. Concord Academy is a non-profit, educational organization, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, or disability in its enrollment, programs or activities.