Teacher Assistant

Fond du Lac Reservation   Cloquet, MN   Full-time     Education
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Posted on January 8, 2021

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefit plan, which includes medical, dental, retirement, optional life insurance, optional disability coverage and more. 

Location: Fond du Lac Ojibwe School
Supervisor: Building Principal
Closing Date: January 22, 2021

Rate of Pay/Range of Pay: $32,000.00- $55,803.00


" Teaches content and skill in Social Studies to secondary students as specified by state law utilizing materials adopted by the school board and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.

" Instructs students in basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.

" Adapts Social Studies material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.

" Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids appropriate to the interests and maturity levels of students; maintain required inventory records.

" Adapts the curriculum to provide individual, small group, or remedial instruction to meet the needs of individual student.

" Develops an understanding of the contributions of racial, religious and political groups to American culture.

" Develops knowledge of political and economic systems of other nations and their influence on personal freedom, education, and living standards.

" Encourages students to become aware of and demonstrate the complexity and inter-relations of local, state, national and world problems.

" Encourage students to think independently and express original ideas.

" Evaluates each student's progress in Social Studies knowledge and skills.

" Establish and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.

" Communicates in an appropriate manner with parents and school counselors to discuss student progress.

" Maintain accurate daily records of student performance, attendance and periodic grading.

" Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.

" Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.

" Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.

" Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or self-selected professional growth activities.

" Actively advocate and demonstrate appropriate adult child interactions.

" Maintains a professional relationship with all staff and community members.

" Maintains professional standards toward creating confidential relationships with all program participants and staff.

" Routine classroom cleaning/maintenance to ensure a safe, clean and secure learning environment for all students.

" Participates in all education programs including local and regional in-service training, advisory committee, and community education meetings and staff meetings as directed.

" Provides weekly lesson plans to the Building Principal that incorporate Minnesota State Standards.

" Develop a course syllabus for all Social Studies/American Indian History classes.

" Performs other related duties as assigned.

" Displays a responsive and professional manner in solving all requests, complaints, and problems. Maintains a clean and organized work area.

" Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.

" Recognizes that employees have certain personal responsibilities which affect the operational efficiency of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Required to maintain proper attendance and reports to work on time in accordance with Reservation Business Committee policy.

" Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of every person including visitors and co-workers.

" Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as management sees the necessity. Some assignments may not be listed on this description.

" Appropriate Minnesota certification is required.

" Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.

" Ability to work independently and establish work priorities is required.

" Attention to detail and accuracy is required.

" Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.

" Ability to provide prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they may occur is required.
" Subject to pre-employment annual background checks, and annual reference checks.

" Subject to testing and in accordance with the Fond du Lac Employee Drug and Alcohol Policy.

" Some travel may be required.

" Normal physical requirements.