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ESL/Newcomer, Classroom Instructional Facilitator, (San Jacinto Junior High)

United States
Closing date
Jan 14, 2024

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Job Role
POSITION: Classroom Instructional Facilitator



PAY GRADE: $230.00 /day

DIVISION: Academics

DEPARTMENT: Teaching and Learning

REPORTS TO: Principal and Teachers Assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; minumum 30 semester hours of an accredited college or university
  • Educational Aide Certificate from state of Texas

  • Some experience working with children

Position Function/Purpose

The Classroom Instructional Facilitator is responsible for the day to day instruction in the classroom. Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies, and skills to function successfully in society. Work under the supervision of a certified teacher to provide high quality instruction for students.

Major Responsibilities

Instructional Management

1. Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written

evidence of preparation as required.

2. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.

3. Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency,

board policies, and administrative regulations.

4. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the needs and

capabilities of the student groups involved.

5. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals,

objectives, and methods in accordance with district requirements.

6. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s).

7. Employ the use of technologies in the teaching/learning process.

8. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

9. Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study.

Student Growth and Development

10. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports

as required.

11. Assume responsibility for duties and/or extracurricular activities as assigned and may

sponsor outside activities approved by the school.

12. Present for students a positive role model that supports the mission of the school district.

School/Organization Climate

13. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the

maturity and interests of students.

14. Establish control in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board

policies and administrative regulations.

15. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students.

16. Assist before, during, and after the school day in the supervision of students as assigned by

the principal.

17. Promote a positive work environment and positive staff morale within the school.

School/Organization Improvement

18. Participate with other staff in building a common vision for school improvement.

19. Participate in planning and implementing activities to ensure attainment of school's mission.

Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management

20. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and


School/Community Relations

21. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents.

22. Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community


23. Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

Professional Growth and Development

24. Participate in the district professional development program.

25. Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement.

26. Observe professional and ethical standards in accordance with generally accepted community standards and the Texas Education Agency code of ethics.

Policy Implementation

27. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for

classroom teachers.

28. Assume responsibility for compiling, maintaining, and filing all reports, records, and other

documents required.

29. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Other Duties

30. Perform such other duties as may be assigned or as may be necessary for job effectiveness.


Supervise assigned teacher assistant(s), if applicable.

Qualification Requirements

1. High School Diploma or GED. 30 semester hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited collegePossess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Educational Aide Certificate (personal expense)

2. Educational Aide certificate as established by the State Board for Educator Certification. The applicant for the educational aide certificate shall

1. hold a high school diploma, the equivalent of a high school diploma, or higher;

2. have satisfied one of the following requirements:

a. have three creditable years of experience, as defined in Chapter 153, Subchapter CC, of this title (relating to Commissioner's Rules on Creditable Years of Service), as either an educational aide I or II;

or b. have completed 30 semester credit hours of college credit with some emphasis on child growth and development or related subject areas;and have experience working with students and parents as approved by the employing superintendent.

3. Possess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Paraprofessional Certificate (personal expense)

4. Ability to work well with children

5. Experience managing a classroom of students (preferred)

6. Knowledge of general office equipment

7. Knowledge of subjects assigned.

8. General knowledge of curriculum and instruction.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Moderate Standing
  • Stooping
  • Bending
  • Lifting
  • Regular attendance required.
Equipment used
  • Copier
  • Typewriter
  • Audiovisual equipment
Work Environment

The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

1. Normal Classroom Environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, the minimum level of education noted as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) as determined by the hiring manager.

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