Education Assistant - Classroom

Job | Posted 25 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Hiring Pay Range: $15.63 - $16.59 DOE
FTE:  .875         35  hours per week
Hours: Monday to Friday 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  Includes 30 minute unpaid meal break.
188 paid workdays per year 
Non-Exempt, Benefits Eligible
Location: Sunrise Drive Elementary School
Target Start Date: 8/2/2024

Definition:        Under immediate supervision of certified teaching staff, subject specialists or Program Director of the Preschool.  Performs work of moderate difficulty assisting in the structured education of students.  Assignment may be with students of any grade level and may include support in specialized learning environments such as computer labs.
Essential Functions:      (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.)

  • Work with students individually and in groups and assist them with lessons and instruction according to the teacher’s lesson plan. 
  • Assist teacher in delivering whole class projects. 
  • Monitor students on school grounds, before school, at lunch, at break, on playgrounds, during passing periods and at traffic duty and emphasize appropriate behavior. 
  • Administer tests and collect and grade homework and tests. Read to and assist students in reading.
  • Prepare classroom materials, report cards, bulletin boards and visual aids. 
  • Arrange field trips. 
  • Provide clerical support to teachers or subject specialists, such as copying and collating instructional materials, and creating letters, forms and supply orders. 
  • Enter data on homework hotline.  Record and assign lockers to students. 
  • Assist with and deliver student counseling and discipline in an urgent situation in the absence of a teacher.  May assist in providing clerical support to the school office.
  • Assist teachers in carrying out educational program. 
  • Interact with children to encourage positive self concept and enthusiasm for the discovery process.  Prepare and care for the classroom and playground as needed. 
  • Attend regular staff meetings.  
  • Prepare and clean-up daily snack. 
  • Adhere to the goals, policies and procedures of the program.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of CFSD and school policies and procedures regarding student discipline.
Knowledge of curriculum content for assigned area.
Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
Skill in operating a variety of standard office equipment such as phones, copiers, calculators, paper cutters, overhead projector and scanners.
Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, administrators, students and parents.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED.

Special Requirements
Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Level I - IVPP Fingerprint Clearance card through Arizona Department of Public Safety. 
CPR certificate and First Aid certificate are required within one (1) year of hire.

Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity Policy
In CFSD, we value a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex (which includes a prohibition against sexual harassment as described in District policy ACA-Sexual Harassment), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, or disability.

Posted By

Catalina Foothills School District

2101 E. River Rd. , Tucson, AZ 85718

At the following locations

Sunrise Drive Elementary

5301 E Sunrise Drive , Tucson, AZ 85718