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Description

 Job Title:         Classroom Instructional Aide                             Exemption Status/Test:                         Nonexempt
Reports to:      Principal and Teacher(s) Assigned                     Date Revised:
Dept./School:


Primary Purpose:

Provide instructional assistance to students under the direct supervision of a certified teacher. Assist in preparing, conducting, and managing of classroom activities.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Associate’s degree, two years of study at an institution of higher learning, or have met formal academic assessment as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Valid Texas educational aide certificate
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics
Ability to work well with children
Ability to communicate effectively
 
Experience:
Some experience working with children

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support

  1. Provide instruction to students under the direction of teacher; work with individual students or small groups.
  2. Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
  3. Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.
  4. Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.
  5. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  6. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
  7. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
 

Student Management

  1. Help supervise students throughout school day, inside and outside classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
  2. Make teacher aware of special needs or problems of individual students.

Other

  1. Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  2. Participate in faculty meeting and special events as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Moderate standing; occasional kneeling, squatting, bending, and stooping
Motion: Moderate walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment: Work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather); exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress
 

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
 
 

Posted By

Paris ISD

655 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Paris, TX 75460
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,234

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

9%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

11.95

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 9%

FTE

591

State Average: 558