Job Title: Student Summer Intern
Location: As Assigned by OPS Administration
Reports To: Summer School Principal
Work Schedule/FLSA Status: Part-time, Temporary, Non-exempt, Maximum of 30 hours/week during identified summer school dates
Salary Schedule: This is a non-negotiated position. Wages are administrated consistent with board policy.
Position Purpose: The Student Summer Intern for the Omaha Public Schools (OPS) will provide teaching assistance to elementary age students. This individual will work under the direction of the classroom teacher to provide one to one and small group tutoring and assistance in the classroom. The intern will carry out classroom and instructional duties to support student learning and growth.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
Provides teaching assistance to other students under the direction of the classroom teacher
Works one to one or in small groups to provide tutoring assistance and reinforce learning objectives
Assists students with educational technology to include software
Models appropriate behaviors for students
Develops and maintains a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff
Ability to perform routine classroom management and maintenance duties
Serves as a backup for other staff as needed
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the classroom teacher, principal or other administrative staff as designated by the Superintendent.
Equipment: This position requires the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with OPS’s guidelines for equipment use.
Travel: Not required.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
Works in standard office and school building environments
Must have organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to read and use information from written materials and visual displays.
Ability to work in standing/walking positions on a frequent basis throughout the work shift.
Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and maintain balance while performing job related tasks.
Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities
Additional demands may be required upon request from the Supervisor
Contact with staff within the district and with students, parents, and the community.
Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly and professional manner.
Employee Punctuality and Appearance
In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator.
All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of Omaha Public Schools and is appropriate for their position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be at least 16 years of age
Must be currently enrolled in high school in good academic standing with a 2.0 GPA or above. Preference will be given to current OPS students
Must have documented good attendance including minimal tardiness to classes.
Ability to organize materials and follow a schedule.
Ability and patience to work with students and serve as a mentor or role model to other students
Evidence of sensitivity and respect for others
Demonstrate proficiency in the ability to take initiative and work independently
Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communication skills.
Displays professionalism and confidentiality.
Terms of Employment
This position is treated as a full-time non-exempt classified position. The terms of your employment will be governed by applicable state laws regulating employment in a Nebraska public school and Board of Education policies, as those laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between OPS and that collective bargaining representative.
The offer of employment is contingent upon:
Obtaining and providing verification of all licenses, certificates, and other requirements for the position (e.g., Paraprofessionals obtaining “Highly Qualified status,” etc.), as identified and maintaining all licenses, certificates, and requirements for your position throughout employment.
A background check which demonstrates to OPS that background is acceptable for the position.
Verification of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (if required for position offered).
Successful completion of a tuberculosis skin test (if required for position offered).
Successful completion of a pre-employment medical examination to determine ability to safely and effectively perform the essential functions of the position.
Omaha public schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131. (531-299-0307)
The Omaha Public School District is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process please contact the human resources department at 531-299-0240.
8th June, 2022
Technology - Operations/Leadership