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2021-2022 Bilingual Teacher Assistant

Company: Gestalt Community Schools
Location: Memphis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Gestalt Community Schools is seeking teacher assistants for the 2021-2022 school year. Teacher assistants will be assigned to elementary, middle, or high school levels.

  • Assists Teachers with various assignments, including copying, observation, checking attendance, and other administrative functions.
  • Coordinates program activities (e.g., games, art, music, homework, etc.) to address children's individual and/or group needs.
  • Evaluates situations (e.g., disciplinary problems, hazardous conditions, etc.) to take appropriate action and/or direct to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Interacts with scholars in various activities (e.g., snack time, homework, etc.) to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Maintains various records and files (e.g., enrollment, daily sign-in/out log, invoices, receipts, etc.) to communicate information, meet operational requirements, and ensure accurate documentation as required.
  • Participates in various meetings (e.g., staff meetings, etc.) to share information and/or improve one's skill/knowledge.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children.
  • Other duties as assigned.


At least one (1) year experience working with and/or managing children or programs involving children;

  • Minimum high school diploma; with a minimum of 24 college credit hours
  • Must be Bilingual
  • Have the ability to maintain accurate records;
  • Passion for Gestalt's mission and youth development;
  • Reliable, organized and punctual;
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and school partners;
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person and over, the phone, applying tact and discretion as situations demand;
  • Must be able to clearly articulate outcome requirements and provide the necessary and

appropriate resources to successfully deliver on objectives;

  • Responsible and professional conduct that serves as a role model to staff and youth;
  • Exhibits strong character traits and exercises patience and creativity while seeking win-win scenarios;
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word; internet, and,
  • Must be able to pass a background check investigation

Keywords: Gestalt Community Schools, Memphis , 2021-2022 Bilingual Teacher Assistant, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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