JobID 246 : Class Size Teacher Assistant (#1828947)

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Teacher’s Assistant
 

Job Title: Teacher’s Assistant

Credentials: None required for this position.

Education: High School Diploma or GED; Must hold an associate degree or have 2 years of post secondary education, or be a high school graduate and pass a PARAPRO or OGET test.

Training or experience required: Previous work or volunteer experience with children, teenagers and or clerical experience preferred.

Reports to: Building Principal

Contract: 175 days

Salary Schedule: Teacher’s Assistant

FLSA Classification:  Non-exempt

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with instruction and activities for individuals or for groups as assigned by teacher. Supervise students in instructional settings, off-campus activities and during non-instructional activities such as recess, assemblies, emergency drills, lunch periods, etc. On occasion may supervise students in teacher's absence.
  • Prepare, create, or adapt instructional materials as directed by teacher. Prepare bulletin boards and other teaching aids. Assist students with assignments. Setup and operate equipment for instructional purposes.
  • Serve as chief source of information and assistance for substitute teachers.
  • Assist teacher with student behavior management strategies. Respond appropriately to out of control students when necessary. Alert teacher to special needs of students.
  • Grade student work; record grades; take attendance; complete necessary paperwork and other records for students.
  • May assist students with personal care needs. May assist with minor first aid.
  • Perform housekeeping duties with classroom to ensure it is neat and clean. Wash dishes, disinfect toys, tables, defrost freezer, etc. Prepare snacks for students. Assist students in feeding and demonstrates proper eating skills.
  • Perform housekeeping duties with classroom to ensure it is neat and clean. Wash dishes, disinfect toys, tables, defrost freezer, etc. Prepare snacks for students. Assist students in feeding and demonstrates proper eating skills.
  • May ride afternoon bus route supervising student behavior on the bus.
  • Operate photocopier, laminator and duplicator. May operate computer. Assist teacher in obtaining supplies necessary for scheduled activities: i.e. paints, brushes, construction paper, science supplies, etc. Assist teachers with compiling student's work to send home weekly in Thursday folders. Send letters home to parents as required.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Successful performance of the job requires good customer service/people skills and to handle problems and provide information and technical assistance as requested. It requires complying with safety guidelines and policies to reduce accident or injury to staff or to students. It requires following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns for staff. Creativity, initiative and effective problem solving are critical to the success of the position.Help manage the computerization of school district operations. Provide training and support to district staff in the use of administrative computer systems. Perform such tasks to the ultimate benefit of the educational program. An incumbent in this position will utilize discretion, ingenuity and independent judgment due to the complexity of the job. Since there may be several ways to solve a problem, an incumbent is free to choose the solution.

Posted By

Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood Avenue, Norman, OK 73069-5463
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,282 (USD)

State Average: $8,775 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.80

State Average: 16.32

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 16%

FTE

1,820

State Average: 142