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Work Study Student - Life Skills High School

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Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Life Skills High School

* this is an OFF-campus work location *


To assist the building Administrator by effectively educating students in conformity with the philosophy and policies adopted by the rules of the governing Board, State Board of Education, the provisions of law, directives of the building Administrator and sound administrative practice.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Understands, accepts, abides by, and implements the school’s philosophy and mission statement in all his/her school activities
  • Models tolerance, global awareness, reflective practice, and the behavior we expect from our students
  • Prepares instructional lesson plans aligned to applicable standards
  • Teach Reading, English/Language Arts, and/or Mathematics to students needing remediation or extra support in those areas following the Life Skills High School course of study, or as assigned utilizing technology and varying teaching modalities
  • Maintain a Title One log documenting students tutored or worked with
  • Assist with federal Title One program audits
  • Perform student home visits as needed
  • Uses the textbooks and other resources provided for each subject
  • Administers standardized tests as directed
  • Keeps accurate records on each student such as: grade books and report cards, lesson plans, attendance records, and behavior/discipline records
  • Maintains confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters
  • Works with staff to improve student learning and achievement
  • Uses sound classroom management techniques
  • Collaborates with colleagues demonstrating a model of “connected educators” and develops positive working relationships with students, parents, school personnel and the public
  • Follows all Life Skills policies and procedures
  • Participates in professional development workshops/programs
  • Maintains status of Highly Qualified Teacher per federal definition
  • Uses computers and other technology provided by the company to assist and support students in their learning
  • Adapts and enriches the curriculum using multiple strategies and online tools in imaginative ways to actively engage students in their learning
  • Develops classroom experiences that teach students not only facts but how to apply what they learn to solve real world problems
  • Guides students to develop the broader competencies increasingly important for success in an ever more complex and demanding world
  • Provides ample opportunities to all students to develop in activities outside the classroom such as student organizations, physical activities, and service learning
  • Possess the knowledge to learn data and delivery systems necessary for the content, resources, and systems to create, manage, and assess engaging and relevant student learning experiences and support students in their learning experiences both inside and outside the school
  • Attends and/ or participates in school activities as directed by the Administrator, including but not limited to: faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, and commencement exercises; chaperoning student activities; providing guidance for students; assisting and participating in learning communities; studying and helping to resolve school problems; and participating in the preparation of courses of study
  • Actively assists in student recruitment and retention activities as directed by the Administrator
  • Performs all other job duties as required

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree minimum; certification/licensure in appropriate teaching area; NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) status in teaching assignment; excellent oral and written communication skills; proficient in computer applications, including Google Docs, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, as well as internet, online educational resources, and Smart Board/Promethean Board technology; effective organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks; satisfactory completion of state mandated background, health tests (where applicable), and drug testing; physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds; and the ability to travel as needed.


Work Conditions

  • Instruction and interaction with students, parents, and administration
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Sitting occasionally
  • Ability to move around the classroom
  • Dexterity to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer and other technology related components


Please contact  Arielle Betts Phone: 513-475-0222


Application Process:  Complete an Applicant Profile and upload your Resume, then apply to Requisition # 22407 and upload a copy of your FEDERAL WORK STUDY award under the "Additional Documents" section. Failure to include a copy of your Federal Work Study award may remove you from consideration.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 22407


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Curriculum, Education

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