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Mystic Valley Regional Charter School K-6th Grade Instructional Assistant in Malden, Massachusetts

About MVRCS:

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, MA was founded in 1998. The School serves over 1,400 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

Great teachers, carefully selected curricula presented with fidelity, high expectations, and traditional pedagogy are the keys to student success at Mystic Valley.

Mystic Valley annually finds itself among the top public schools not only within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts but in New England and throughout the nation. Our students have attained the highest levels of success at the post-secondary level, a testament to the preparation they received from their time at Mystic Valley.

Mystic Valley students in Grades K-12 report to school in dress code and are in attendance for 200 days of instruction. The normal school day is 60 minutes longer than most traditional public schools. Together, these factors have enabled MVRCS to deliver on its promise of providing its students with the opportunity to obtain a world-class education.

Job Summary:

The Instructional Assistant is responsible for actively engaging students through classroom and behavior management strategies to preserve integrity of the learning environment. The Instructional Assistant completes instructional tasks under the general supervision of a teacher and non-instructional tasks under the general supervision of their assigned Assistant Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Support daily classroom design and collaborate with classroom teacher

  • Assist with classroom management through assertive discipline model and redirection

  • Support and adhere to School Policies and rules

  • Assist with Group Work while the teacher is presenting and Independent Work

  • Reinforce learning posture (students are on task, attending, tracking, on the right page, etc.

  • Teach reading, language, math, reasoning and writing, and/or spelling groups as assigned

  • Monitor students and provide assistance to those not proficient or at mastery

  • Check, record, and/or grade per teacher request

  • Assist students with correcting their work, reading activities, and questions

  • Note students who have not completed work

  • Administer checkouts or retests per teacher

  • Participate in the assigned morning, lunch/recess and afternoon bus duties

  • Attend “Back to School Night” and other mandatory after-school events

  • Perform additional duties stated by other members of the Leadership Team

  • Attend in Professional Development training provided by the school

    Requirements:

  • A high school degree

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to perform duties with awareness of all school requirements, state and federal laws, and MVRCS policies.

  • Strong collaborative, teaching, coaching, and leadership skills to support student programming and work in a team setting.

  • Successful completion of applicable MTEL tests within one year of employment.

    The position will be evaluated yearly and will be an annual appointment.

    Mystic Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Covid 19 vaccines are not required

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