2018-2019 Part Time Instructional Aide

Location: Oakland, CA
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
 
Are you interested in preparing students to be the innovators and leaders of tomorrow? Do you believe that we can evolve schools to be 21st century centers of learning?
 
East Bay Innovation Academy is a 6-12 college preparatory public charter school in Oakland, CA with a mission of preparing a diverse group of students to be successful in college and to be thoughtful, engaged citizens who are leaders and innovators in a 21st century global world.  Through personalization and project-based learning, and leveraging best practices in curriculum design and technology, EBIA will engage students in 21st Century work, using competencies necessary for productive lives as citizens in a dynamic, increasingly competitive global world.  We have a collaborative, multi-disciplinary model that incorporates technology, blended learning, social-emotional learning, service learning and data driven instruction. We hope to serve a truly diverse background of students, representing the racial, cultural, and socio-economic demographics in the surrounding area. 

We are seeking a part-time instructional aide for School Year 2018-19 (20 hours a week); the position will likely grow into a full-time position in subsequent years.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist the Education Specialist in his/her performance of duties serving the needs of special education students.
  • Support general education classroom teachers, ensuring the accommodations and modifications defined in students’ IEPs are met.
  • Provide individual and small group academic support to students, addressing the needs defined in Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Understand, promote and support the mission, vision and guiding principles of EBIA.
  • Build a culture of high expectations: demonstrate excitement about learning and excitement about engaging children in learning; attempt to know every student attending the school.
  • Participation in other school activities as designated by school leadership
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Required
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A strong belief that all students can learn at the highest levels and that all students can be successful in college.
  • Ability to work successfully with heterogeneous groups of students and an ethnically & economically diverse student body.
  • Highly proficient in using technology and interested in the potential of technology to impact urban education.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work in a dynamic, creative and demanding learning environment.
 
Preferred
  • Working knowledge of another language.
 
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. Please send a resume, two letters of reference, salary requirements and compelling letter of interest.
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