Educational Aide

Posted 2 months ago


Building:   Windermere
Hours:      9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Day:          Monday through Friday


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    Position:    Educational Aide


    Reports to:    Classroom teacher, building principal, or other designee 


    Employment Status:    Regular/Part-time 


    FLSA Status:     Non-exempt


    Description:     Assists teachers with classroom and other duties

Probationary Period:    120 work days

NOTE:    The below lists are not ranked in order of importance



  • High School diploma or higher

  • A valid educational aide certificate

  • Alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing

  • Effective, active listening skills

  • Organizational and problem solving skills

  • Skills that foster and facilitate learning and classroom management

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise playground during recess, cafeteria during lunch, classrooms, computer facilities, etc. during periods of time when the teacher is not present, and supervises bus areas when students are arriving and leaving school

  • Monitor student behavior to ensure student actions are consistent with school rules, recommend disciplinary actions, and refer students to the principal or relevant teachers when necessary

  • Resolve minor conflicts between students and refer students to the principal or relevant teachers when necessary

  • Use copy machine to reproduce materials

  • Use laminating equipment and computers to produce materials

  • Assist with audio-visual equipment used for instructional purposes

  • Work with small groups or individual students to help reinforce or enhance skills or to help extend or evaluate learning activities

  • Assist in giving spelling and other types of tests

  • Work with individual students or small groups to help them with projects and other assignments

  • Assist students when using computers for programmed learning activities

  • Hang or arrange displays of student work or educational materials

  • Assist in maintaining records pertaining to students by organizing and entering data

  • Contact parents to schedule appointments and obtain information needed by the teacher

  • Assist in contacting other personnel to schedule spaces or services

  • Help arrange field trips and schedule parent volunteers


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a role model for students

  • Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Equipment Operated:

  • Various office machines

  • Laminator

  • Overhead projector

  • Computer/printer

  • Television/DVD player

  • Subject specific equipment

Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue

  • Occasional interaction among unruly children

  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 25 pounds, e.g., paper boxes, deliveries of supplies and equipment

  • Frequently move and position self as necessary to access and operate equipment

  • Frequently move around workspace and travel throughout school building and/or school district


Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance, use in the work place throughout his/her employment with the District. 


This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor and or appointing authority.


Posted By

Upper Arlington Schools

4101 Windermere Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43220