Instructional Aide II (Reading & ESL Center)

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San Mateo County Community College District

Instructional Aide II (Reading & ESL Center)

Posting Number: 2014505S

Department: Language Arts CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4C0088

Percentage of Full Time: 92%

Months per Year: 11

Salary Range: $44,942.92 (annual) - $57,653.64 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This is paraprofessional work involved with assisting faculty in the delivery of classroom instruction and/or laboratory teaching. Under direction, the employee performs a variety of preparatory work and planning, and at the direction of faculty prepares materials for use in the classroom and/or laboratory. Public contact is extensive and primarily includes students, faculty, and staff, but can also include vendors and staff from other educational institutions and agencies for the purpose of exchanging subject matter and procedural information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to resolve a wide variety of minor and occasional major problems that may arise. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in public relations and employee time; however, supervisory controls are available to limit the risk of serious error. An Instructional Aide II differs from Instructional Aide I by the scope of assignments, including tutoring responsibilities (without close faculty supervision), and level of required subject-matter expertise. An Instructional Aide II can perform a wide variety of classroom and laboratory duties within the scope of the classification. An Instructional Aide II can direct the work of Instructional Aide I staff, clerical staff, and student assistants as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the applicable designated subject area
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility, preferably in a classroom or laboratory setting that has included tutoring students
• Demonstrated skills in respectful, sensitive communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
• Experience with directing the work of others
• Skill in written and oral communication, including public speaking
• Experience with research, compiling data for and preparation of statistical, narrative, and other reports
• Skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Skill in the use of a variety of computer software to prepare correspondence and reports from rough draft
• Skill in setting up and maintaining online and manual files

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Working knowledge of the specific subject matter(s) taught in the classroom or laboratory
2. Skill in working with diverse adult learning styles
3. Skill in clear and direct oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in establishing and maintaining respectful, sensitive communication and working relationships with people at all levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, and abilities
5. Skill in directing the work of others
6. Skill in written communication
7. Skill in performing routine research within a designated subject matter area
8. Skill designing lesson plans using original research and subject matter knowledge and materials
9. Skill in using a variety of computer software to prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, publicity, and other materials

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 11/10/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.





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Posted: 10/23/2017
Application Due: 10/23/2018
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