Part-time Instructional Assistant

Part-time Instructional Assistant wanted for the School of Economics at UMB in Kansas City, MO. The School of Economics is a non-profit organization, focusing on elementary aged students.  The mission is to provide high quality, reality-based educational experiences that prepare young people to understand and apply basic marketplace concepts and skills and expose them to business-related careers. The employee will be expected to work up to 3-4 days a week, with the possibility of working more hours with varied days.

Critical Skills:

  1. Ability to maintain regular and good work attendance and come to work on time.
  2. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  3. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
  4. Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to go up and down multiple flights of stairs, stand/walk up to four hours a day and the ability to lift 25 lbs.  The employee is required to interact with staff, students and volunteers. 

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in staff trainings
  • Demonstrate knowledge of literacy, math and economics
  • Exemplary inter-personal skills required
  • Create a culture of respect and rapport     
  • Establish and maintain a culture for learning
  • Implement and maintain safe classroom procedures
  • Organize space for learning
  • Communicate clearly and accurately
  • Engage students in learning
  • Provide timely feedback to students, teachers, volunteers and staff
  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness
  • Enjoy working and interacting with students

Job Qualifications:

Associates Degree or equivalent work experience and Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is preferred

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