Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 31-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Contract


Teacher associates are responsible for the support of students in the classroom or area that they are assigned. They are responsible to the school administration and work under the immediate direction of the teacher(s) to whom they are assigned to.

The teacher associate works within the framework of the job description and assignment and make decisions only within that framework. Teacher associate are responsible for personal care activities, student safety and academic assistance as assigned to them.


  • Learn about, respect and support Meskwaki language and culture in and out of the classroom.
  • Consult with Culture staff on teaching traditional Meskwaki values and related areas.
  • Assist the classroom teacher with all aspects of maintaining good discipline, reviewing with students subjects studied and helping with the other tasks connected with classroom teaching including: preparing for class activities, copy and duplicate materials as needed, put up bulletin boards, and check/correct papers.
  • Will refer all inquiries and concerns about students to the supervising teacher and/or the school administration as directed.
  • Be knowledgeable and follow policies and procedures, in particular those dealing with confidentiality, culture, discipline, harassment, and communication.
  • Treat students on a respectful, responsible, and fair manner with due consideration to student's physical, cultural, social, and psychological development.
  • Demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm when working with students.
  • Attend all meetings of the staff convened by the administration.
  • Assume recess and lunchroom duties as scheduled.
  • Create and assist with extracurricular activities.
  • Teacher associates will promote an atmosphere of respect for all students and adults.
  • Carries out instructional activities to reach Individual Education Plan goals on an individual basis or within a group as planned by the teacher.
  • Demonstrates responsible behavior towards attendance requirements.


AA degree or Paraprofessional Certification

Must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Must pass background check in accordance with Public Law 101-647, Public Law 101-630, and CFR 25 Part 63

SUPERVISION: Special Education Case Manager and the Director of Special Education and 504 Plans

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