Teacher Aide 21 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education High School Diploma or GED
Position Purpose
This is an aide position in which the incumbent directly assists the teaching staff of a school district with various academic/classroom related activities. This class differs from school aide in that the focus of this class is on assisting teachers with classroom-related activities such as grading papers, proctoring exams, and securing resource materials rather than clerical and monitoring tasks. Employees of this class do not assist in the development of instructional materials or give instruction. The employee reports directly to, and works under the direct supervision of a teacher or administrator.  Does related work as required.
Essential Job Functions
  • Assists students with academic assignments;
  • Assists students with their project research, encyclopedia skills, card catalogue skills, computer skills, etc.;
  • Corrects papers;
  • Performs simple and routine clerical duties such as copying or duplicating, filing and compiling attendance sheets;
  • Maintains inventory of and schedules repairs for classroom equipment (such as film strips, cassettes);
  • Proctors examinations;
  • Assists handicapped students with their daily activities with regard to mobility.
Additional Duties:
  • Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned.
Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
Travel Requirements
Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the school organization;
  • ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • ability to obtain student cooperation and attention;
  • ability to give instructions;
  • ability to work well with students and school personnel;
  • ability to understand and deal with student behavior;
  • ability to maintain simple records;
  • tact; patience;
  • dependability;
  • good judgment;
  • physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in classrooms and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
Qualifications Profile

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma; plus, EITHER:

(A)       One (1) year full-time or its part-time paid or volunteer equivalent experience working in a clerical capacity; OR,

(B)       One (1) year full time or its part-time paid or volunteer equivalent experience working with children; OR,

(C)       Possession of a certificate of completion of a course of Child Care through an occupational school, The American Red Cross or similar agency; OR,

(D)       A combination of experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

Note:   Successful completion of one (1) year of college education beyond high school (minimum of 30 semester college credit hours) may be substituted for the one (1) year of experience.