1. A teaching assistant so designated provides direct instructional service under the general supervision of a licensed or certified teacher. 2. Duties: Teaching assistants assist teachers by performing direct instruction services such as:
(a) working with individual pupils or groups of pupils on special instruction projects; (b) providing the teacher with information about pupils which will assist the teacher in the development of appropriate learning experiences; (c) assisting pupils in the use of available instructional resources and assisting in the development of instructional materials; (d) utilizing their own special skills and activities by assisting instructional programs in various areas; and (e) assisting in related instructional work as required.