Teacher Assistant (Lab Assistant)

Job | Posted 12 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support



  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Passing scores on the “WorkKeys” Test or completion of 48 college credits
  3. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  4. Other requirements as outlined by the Board and the Administration.
SUPERVISES:           N/A      
REPORTS TO:  Principal and designee
JOB GOAL: The purpose of this position is to provide instruction and assistance to students engaged in computer learning and instructional activities
Such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned, including, but are not limited to:
  1. Assists in the general supervision of students in the halls, restrooms, playgrounds, or any other area of the school campus
  2. Administers, scores, and records, such achievement and diagnostic tests as the teacher recommends for individual students
  3. Works with individual students or groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher
  4. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities
  5. Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes
  6. Helps students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher
  7. Distributes and collects workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction
  8. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher
  9. Assist with the supervision of students as assigned
  10. Assists the teacher in materials preparation and in the instructional planning process
  11. Attends parent-teacher conferences unless directed otherwise
  12. Keeps bulletin board and other classroom learning displays up to date
  13. Assists with such group activities as drill work, reading aloud, and storytelling
  14. Assists students in the library or media center as needed
  15. Checks notebooks, corrects papers and supervises testing and makeup work as assigned by the teacher
  16. Checks and records student’s attendance
  17. Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of a fully licensed teacher
  18. Provides instruction and assistance to students in the use and application of computer
    aided learning and instructional software
  19. Provides assistance to students in accessing and utilization of computer resources,
    e.g., learning modules, Internet research
  20. Facilitates computer testing activities; Maintains records and distributes to teachers and
    parents accordingly
  21. Reinforces the rules of the school and learning environment; Acknowledges and encourages appropriate behavior and distinguishes inappropriate behavior for the students' understanding
  22. Completes applicable forms, schedules, and instructional reports, as directed
  23. Cleans and maintains computers, equipment, and workstations
  24. May assist and instruct students in various labs
  25. Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance
  26. Supports the Hattiesburg Public School District Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan
  27. Perform other duties assigned by supervisor
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:      Salary and work year to be established by the Board of Trustees
EVALUATION:       Annually

Posted By

Hattiesburg Public School District

301 Mamie St , Hattiesburg, MS 39401

At the following locations

Woodley Elementary

2006 O'Ferral Street , Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $9,093

% ELL Students


State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.14

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 429