FT Aide

Website Williamsport Area School District

Looking to make a difference in the education of our youth? The Williamsport Area School District is hiring a full-time aide to join our team in Williamsport, PA. Find out more about this exciting opportunity and how to apply today.

What are the Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists students on an individual and/or group basis answering questions, tutoring students (under teacher supervision), and providing physical assistance when necessary to assist the student(s) in meeting his/her needs.
  • Works with building principals, teachers, and parents to teach and model pro-social, desirable behavior and to modify students’ unacceptable or disruptive behavior
  • Assists school personnel and/or student(s) to arrange the school’s environment to best meet the student’s physical and psychological needs.
  • Collaborates with building principals, school staff, students, and student families in forming positive relationships and modifying attitudes.
  • Assists in student control and relieves the teacher and or supervisor of routine non-educational duties.
  • Assists in the supervision of cafeteria, playground areas, lunch areas, bus areas, libraries, computer labs, hallways, study halls, lavatories, and other areas as designated by the building principal and/or supervisor.
  • Demonstrates creativity and flexibility with the daily routine of the school day.
  • Performs the ability to provide assistance using non-violent, safe crisis procedures, when properly trained.
  • May be required to transport students when appropriate and deemed necessary, and make telephone calls/home contacts regarding student attendance issues.
  • Communicates effectively (orally and in writing) with administrators, staff, students, and the public.
  • Is able to speak and write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of educational and office equipment and technology, including but not limited to email, voicemail, office software, computer, telephones, etc…
  • Maintains confidentiality of all business-related information.
  • Requires 20 hours of professional development per year.
  • Performs other related functions as directed by the Director and/or Supervisor(s) of Special Education, building principal(s), and/or designee(s).

Q: What are the educational qualifications needed to apply for this position?

A: Applicants must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent. They must also have completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education, obtained an Associates (or higher) degree, or have met a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics or to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

Q: What experience is needed for this position?

A: Previous experience and a desire to assist and work with students with various educational, behavioral, and physical needs are required. Licensed medical credentials may also be required for designated positions.

Conclusion: If you are passionate about working with students and have the necessary education and experience, this aide position at Williamsport Area School District may be a great opportunity for you.

The position offers the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of students and be a part of a supportive team. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow both personally and professionally – apply for the position before the January 11, 2023 deadline.