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Teacher Assistant, ESL (Special Funded) (7135)

Employer
TrulyHired
Location
United States
Closing date
Dec 19, 2023

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title

Teacher Assistant

Evaluation Type

Paraprofessional

Department

Designated Campus

Pay Grade

P2

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Date Revised

March 2023

Supervisor

Principal/Teacher Assigned

EXPERIENCE:

Some experience working with children

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Ability to work well with children

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED

Have met formal academic assessment, associate's degree, or two years of study at an institution of higher learning*

Valid Texas educational aide certificate

BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY:

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

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instructional Support
Provide instruction to students under the direction of teacher; work with individual students or small groups. Help teachers in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays. Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments. Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment. Help teachers keep administrative records and prepare required reports. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
Student Management
Help supervise students throughout school day, inside and outside classroom, including lunchroom, bus, and playground duty. Keep teachers informed of special needs or problems of individual students.
Professional Effectiveness
Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures. Maintain confidentiality. Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned. Follow district policies and procedures pertaining to the job assignment.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 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.

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