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Paraprofessional (Teacher's Assistant) - Academies of Math & Science (10555)

Company: Academies of Math and Science
Location: Tolleson
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Level: Entry
Job Location: AMS Avondale - Tolleson, AZ
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: None
Salary Range: $16.00 - $16.00 Hourly
Job Shift: Day
Job Category: Education

Academies of Math and Science
Paraprofessional / Teacher's Assistant
Location: 10555 W Buckeye Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85353
Are you dedicated to influencing positive changes in at-risk communities by preparing students for college and a successful life and career? Academies of Math and Science (AMS) is an academically advanced charter school network serving predominantly low-income students, with a decade-long track record of being either the highest or one of the highest performing K-8 charter schools in Arizona.

As part of the AMS family, your role as a paraprofessional is to work alongside our team of talented educators in guiding motivated students through an advanced curriculum. Your role in the classroom includes working with our scholars along side the teacher and occasionally substituting for teachers when needed.

Why work for us?

  • Competitive salaries and bonus pay
  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement (with employer contributions), PTO, and disability and life insurance
  • Supportive, collaborative culture with incredible coworkers and leaders
  • Comprehensive training, follow-up coaching, PD, and professional learning communities
  • Extensive opportunities for career mobility/advancement as our schools and network continue to grow and expand to new areas
  • The chance to truly make a difference in the lives of children who may not otherwise have access to a high-quality education In the words of one of our employees, "[AMS has] incredible curriculum and standards that help students succeed. Administration appreciates staff and they express it throughout the school year, and there are a lot of opportunities for growth within the company. Everyone is always looking for ways to be better for our students! I am proud to work in an encouraging environment that is so uplifting and positive. I can't say enough great things about AMS."

    Interested in pursuing an AMS career?
    Apply in 5 minutes through the link below. Please include the following in PDF or Word format:
    1. A detailed resume describing your experience and data-supported accomplishments.
    2. A cover letter showcasing your written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the AMS mission and competencies.
    Compensation: Starting at $16.00 per hour, DOE

    Qualifications & competencies:
    • High School diploma or equivalent and passed the paraprofessional exam OR Associate's degree or higher
    • Prior experience working with children Preferred:
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish PARA


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