The Support Staff Person assists the classroom teacher to provide instruction, supervision, and provision of appropriate learning activities for all enrolled children at a SEA. Under the direction of the classroom teacher, delivers comprehensive educational services to all children, helping them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally.
CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, kneel or stand extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: VALUES-Consistently demonstrates Y’s values. Shows a genuine concern for the needs, feelings, and well-being of others, even under stress. Acts with integrity and credibility in all situations
Collaboration: COMMUNICATION- Listens actively by asking open-ended questions. Verifies understanding of others’ perspectives by reflecting and summarizing what is heard. Uses appropriate communication methods or styles to ensure the message is understood, especially by diverse audiences. Utilizes and interprets body language to effectively communicate intended message. Writes in a clear, concise, and logical fashion to ensure understanding.
Operational Effectiveness: QUALITY RESULTS- Partners with supervisors to set and clearly articulate goals. Focuses effort on high-value priorities. Delivers a high-value experience to members and participants. Monitors own performance against standards and takes quick and appropriate actions to stay on course. Demonstrates pride in work by striving to meet or exceed supervisor or member expectations.
Personal Growth: EMOTIONAL MATURITY- Demonstrates the ability to accurately assess personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships with others. Recognizes the needs of others and responds appropriately to what they are feeling, based on their choice of words, tone of voice, expressions, and other non-verbal behavior. Accepts accountability for own behavior. Takes responsibility for own mistakes, and learns from them. Solicits and is open to performance feedback and coaching. Remains calm and objective when under pressure or when challenged by others. Is empathetic toward others. Inspires, motivates and touches the spirit of others by words, actions, and responses.