Teacher Assistant (part-time)

Job description

Position Number:


Working Title:

Teacher Assistant (part-time)


Academic Affairs


College of Education (Col)

Work Unit:

Lab School

Work Location:

Niner University Elementary

Vacancy Open To:

All Candidates

Position Designation:

Non-Student Temporary

Employment Type:

Temporary - Part-time

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:

4-5 hours per day within normal school work hours (8:30-4:30)

Pay Rate:


Minimum Experience/Education:

High school diploma.
Minimum of 48 hours of college level coursework.
General knowledge of daily routines of the classroom.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education::

Associate’s Degree with a concentration in Education
2+ years working with elementary age children
Experience working with at-risk populations

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists teacher with planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating instructional activities, developing classroom procedures and preparing necessary materials.
Supports and reinforces learning by working with students individually or in small groups to help them master identified skills/concepts.
Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
Enforces administration policies and rules governing students.
Discusses assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
Observes students’ performance and records relevant data to assess progress.
Monitors the safety and well-being of students; monitors student attitudes and encourages self-esteem; assists students with becoming increasingly independent.
Monitors student behavior and helps maintain discipline in the classroom.
Assists students with learning; reinforces and clarifies instructions; conducts short sessions on improving study skills; provides one-on-one assistance as needed.
Maintains standardized records and documentation concerning the progress of students.
Performs general housekeeping duties in maintaining an orderly classroom; performs repair and maintenance tasks related to school equipment.
Performs various clerical duties as needed, maintains records of student progress; develops and files incident reports; grades student papers and scores tests; makes copies; develops classroom display and instructional materials; maintains and operates audiovisual equipment; maintains class files, etc.
Participates in staff development workshops.
Perform any other duties as assigned by Administration.

Niner University Elementary School, the lab school for UNC Charlotte, involves an integrated core curriculum for grades K-5 with an emphasis on research-validated practices and social emotional learning. Niner University Elementary seeks to serve learners “within a community-supported environment that fosters scholarship, engagement, and joy.”

Proposed Hire Date:


Expected Length of Assignment:

Through the end of the school year- May 28, 2021

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Special Notes to Applicants:

Part-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement or benefits (state service) .

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Job No:
Posted: 2/25/2021
Application Due: 3/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time