Support Staff | Teacher Assistant | Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools | Available: 06/03/2024 | Closing: Open Until Filled



Performs support work overseeing the care of preschool and K-6th grade children, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the supervision of Program Leaders & Assistants. This is a part-time position with hours that range from 6:30am – 5:30pm Monday – Friday (3+ days per week). Substitute positions also available. 

Pay: $12.00/Hr

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise children’s activities, including set-up and clean-up

  • Assists students with self-help skills such as dressing, hygiene and bathroom use

  • Responsible for discipline procedures when directly involved with the situation

  • Be an active game and project leader, participating in all activities

  • Be available to work on non-school and early release days, as scheduled by a Program Leader or Community Education Director

  • Keep the Program Leaders/Assistants informed of any concerns, activities, accidents or unusual situations

  • Attend staff meetings and recommended training programs to meet the in-service training requirements

  • Promote teamwork, customer service and a positive image of the program to peers, children, parents and the public at large

  • Maintain confidentiality of all children and parents/guardians involved in the SAC/WA Programs

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students, parents and elected officials

Education & Experience:

  • Experience working with children in a child-related field

  • Must have patience and concern for the proper care of children

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with children, have good communication skills, show respect, consideration, warmth and affection with each child

  • Good human relation skills in dealing with a wide variety of people

Physical Requirements:

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting and using hands to finger, handle or feel and occasionally requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision and distance vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and Exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

For more information contact: Andrea Kronbach, Community Education Director, 507-231-7780