Teacher Assistant-YES

Teacher Assistant-YES

Individual Cont.

Anchorage, AK, US





Job Title:         Teacher Assistant

Department:    YES

Reports To:      Program Manager

Supervises:       None

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt

Pay Grade:        N2

Job Type:          Full Time, Regular 

AKBCU:            No       ICPA:  Yes


General Functions:

This position will assist middle school classroom teachers in creating a positive learning environment to support students with academics and socio-emotional learning needs. This position will work with a multidisciplinary team to foster partnership between family and school in addition to providing: regular contact with the student, educational resources, academic assistance with school work, in school, after school and out of school time enrichment activities, and referrals for other educational services to students and families as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in instruction and supportive services.
  • Work with small groups during instruction.
  • Prepare instructional materials under teacher direction.
  • Assist with classroom management.
  • Assist with students with disabilities during the school day as assigned.
  • Conduct club activities during or after school hours geared toward career exploration.
  • Participate in the preparation of culturally based day camp activities throughout the year.
  • Provide instructional support in the media center, library, and computer lab when necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, students, staff, and community members.
  • Conduct parent involvement activities.
  • Assist students with remedial work, tutor students, and monitor student progress.
  • Operate classroom and office equipment.
  • Assist students in the lunchroom, libraries, and gym.
  • Supervise students on morning and afternoon buses, in the gym, hallways, and other as assigned.
  • Report accidents, destruction of property, abusive behavior, bullying, and assaults.
  • Adhere to all CITC and Anchorage School District policies and regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality with all individuals you work with.
  • Perform all related duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:                   

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with computers and standard office equipment and programs. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also work well with a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, educational, training and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain composure and use diplomacy and tact when dealing with program participants.

Minimum Core Competencies: CITC Values, Respectful Leadership, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Two years working with Alaska Native families, knowledge of their values and belief systems.
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age and have had a driver’s license for at least three years.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon a receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Education or Counseling. Relevant experience may substitute for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis.


NATIVE PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC’s Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included are non-Native head of household members for Native families, which includes foster or traditionally adopted Native children. 



Anchorage, AK

22 day(s) ago