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To help with traffic & crowd control we have created suggested times to arrive at Back-to-School night.  If you can't come at your assigned time, please still come when you can.  The suggested times based on last names are:

A-E 5:00PM, F-K 5:30PM, L-O 6:00PM, P-Z 6:30PM

Support Staff Positions

Reading Interventionist

Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning is an innovative K-8 public education option located in Perry, UT.  

Promontory is seeking a Reading Interventionist to support the teaching staff in effectively educating students. Please visit our website, www.promontoryschool.org  to learn more about Promontory.

 

Description of Position

Under the supervision of the director, the Reading Interventionist collaborates with teachers to implement instructional strategies based on student needs.  The Reading Interventionist will assist teachers with instruction in reading in a classroom community.  The Reading Interventionist will assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational experiences and success for students.

 

Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Training or experience that clearly demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed below is required.

 

Philosophy

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a deep commitment to the mission, values, and goals of Promontory School.

Major Responsibilities

  • Works with an individual student or small group of students to reinforce learning of materials and skills initially introduced and outlined by teaching staff.

  • Assists with physical education instruction for larger groups of students.

  • Assists with larger groups of students, enabling the teaching staff to work with smaller focus groups.

  • Assists teaching staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.

  • Monitors instruction, work, activities, and behavior of students as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Alerts the teaching staff to any problem or special information about an individual student or students.

  • Performs assigned supervision of students as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in the school environment and community.

 

Other Information:

  • 10-15 hours a week

  • Working days follow the school calendar

  • $13/hour, more depending on experience

  • Position constitutes an employee at-will

  • Position opened until filled.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Aptitude for the work to be performed.

  • Interest in children, psychology, and education.

  • Emotional maturity and stability are necessary for this specialized work.

  • Patient demeanor suitable for work with elementary students.

  • All applicants must pass a background check.

Please email a resume to jblaine@promontoryschool.org.

Special Ed Instructional Aide

 

Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning is an innovative K-8 public education option located in Perry, UT.  Promontory is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to support the staff in effectively carrying out student individualized education plans.

 

At Promontory, students trade in rows of desks and fill-in-the blank busywork for guided, meaningful, project-based instruction.  EL Learning is a nationally recognized education reform model that emphasizes high academic achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork. 

 

The mission of Promontory is 

To provide a rich educational environment that views learning as an Expedition and uses the study of Great Thinkers to cultivate the value of excellence and the love of knowledge.  Using investigation and discovery to make connections to ideas and our community, we empower children to embrace challenges, act with humanity, and become the Great Thinkers of the 21st century.

 

Please visit our website, www.promontoryschool.org to learn more about Promontory.

 

Description of Position 

Under the supervision of the director, the special education Instructional/intervention aide collaborates with a teacher to implement instructional strategies based on student needs. The instructional aide will assist teachers with instruction in math, reading, science, fieldwork, and physical education in a mixed-age classroom. The aide will assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefit for students.

 

Philosophy

 Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a deep commitment to the mission, values, and goals of Promontory School.

 

Experience and Education

  •  High school diploma or equivalent

  • Training or experience that clearly demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed below is required.

  

Major Responsibilities

  •  Works with an individual student or small group of students to reinforce learning of materials and skills initially introduced and outlined by teaching staff.

  • Assists with physical education instruction for larger groups of students.

  • Assists with larger groups of students, enabling the teaching staff to work with smaller focus groups.

  • Assists teaching staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.

  • Monitors instruction, work, activities, and behavior of students as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Alerts the teaching staff to any problem or special information about an individual student or students.

  • Performs assigned supervision of students as assigned by the teaching staff.

  • Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in the school environment and community.

 

Other Information

  •  Part time or full time

  • Working days follow our school calendar

  • Salary depending on experience

  • Position constitutes an employee at-will

 

Position open until filled.

 

To apply - please email a resume to Director Jennifer Blaine at jblaine@promontoryschool.org.

Math Mentors needed. See flyer below for more information.

Substitute teachers needed. See flyer below for more information.

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