Choice Schools
  • New Branches Charter Academy
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


New Branches Charter Academy strives to provide a positive learning environment, along with a rigorous academic and cultural program where our children learn to become healthy, responsible citizens, life-long learners, and world leaders.


OUR VISION

New Branches Charter Academy, in partnership with educators, students, families and community stakeholders, closes the achievement gap and transforms the human culture by developing problem solvers and life-long learners who are fully prepared for high school, college, global economy careers, and world change.

New Branches Charter Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Community We strive to create a safe environment that fosters inclusiveness and belonging by students, parents, staff, and community stakeholders.
  • Perseverance We always strive to push ourselves and our students to their fullest potential.
  • Responsibility Students, parents and staff are respectful to each other. Students learn to understand their responsibilities and take initiative to act upon them in their local, national and world communities.
  • Diversity We embrace and value working with families with rich cultural and diverse backgrounds. We recognize that immersion in a variety of cultures will prime our students to work and live in a global economy. We celebrate and honor all the perspectives and aspects of every culture and background that creates the fabric of our school culture.
  • Teamwork We provide a respectful process for open communication, collaboration and the opportunity for everyone to realize their value in our school community.
  • Communication We will practice healthy, open and candid dialogue between all members of our school community. Healthy dialogue is that which encourages necessary conversations and respects all parties.
  • Stewardship We ensure that our teaching and operational principles and practices are morally sound, ethical, transparent, respectful, and honest.

OPEN POSITION:

Instructional Aide (Full-time)

*Working with groups of students on academic needs.*


New Branches Charter School Academy

3662 Poinsettia Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Website: www.newbranches.org

Phone: (616) 243-6221


This position will:

  • Support learning of students under supervision of the classroom teacher(s).
  • Assist the classroom teacher(s) in maintaining individual student records, when asked, for students identified as needing supplemental help.
  • Assist the classroom teacher(s) in keeping the classroom neat, clean, and orderly to provide work and study areas conducive to learning.
  • Use resources effectively to support learning activities in the classroom, the Academy, and the community.
  • Demonstrate exceptional classroom techniques, which include the art of questioning, clarity of assignments, communicating an atmosphere of mutual respect, independent thought and expression, and student and classroom teacher experiences in large and small groups.
  • Works cooperatively with guardians' and generates guardians' confidence.
  • Guides children in working and playing harmoniously with other children.
  • Demonstrates genuine concern for students in a climate characterized by high personal and student expectations.
  • Promotes responsible citizenship through actions as a role model.
  • Provides a classroom atmosphere based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual children, and development of responsible citizenship.
  • Serves as one of the first options to step in as a substitute teacher when a classroom needs coverage due to a teacher being absent.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

Minimum of 60 credit hours from a college or university required, Bachelors degree preferred
Experience working with students preferred
Computer literate.
Excellent verbal and written expression.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Works well in a collaborative environment.


BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance.
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and 401(K)!
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid time off
  • Education Tuition Reimbursement available.
  • Employee Assistance Program available.

JOB GOAL
To provide students with a first class learning experience, contributing to their development as responsible citizens and leaders in their communities.

TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM
To apply, please visit: https://choice.workbrightats.com/jobs/ Once on this website, if applying from a computer the start of the application is to the right of your screen under "Apply Now". If on your mobile device, please scroll to the bottom of the job posting to view the first step of the application under "Apply Now".


Please contact Sara Hogle, Senior Human Resources Generalist, directly with questions at sarahogle@choiceschools.com


Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit www.choiceschools.com for more information. EEOC


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