Teacher Assistant, ESLEXEMPT STATUS:
Non-ExemptNUMBER OF DAYS:
According to district approved calendarDEPARTMENT
: Teaching and LearningREPORTS TO:
Principal and Teachers AssignedSUPERVISES:
- High School Diploma or GED and/or 48 semester hours of an accredited college or university
- Educational Aide Certificate from state of Texas
- Some experience working with children
Assist the teacher in the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements. Work under the supervision of a certified teacher. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy. Assist the teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays. Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher. Assist with the administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments. Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom. Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom. Assist in inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment. Assist the teacher in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports. Participate in in-service training programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as needed. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers. Demonstrate acceptable written and verbal skills. All other duties as assigned by the supervisor. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Possess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Paraprofessional Certificate (personal expense) Ability to work well with children Knowledge of general office equipment Bilingual capabilities PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Moderate Standing Stooping Bending Lifting Regular attendance required. EQUIPMENT USED
1. Typewriter 2.
Copy Machine 3.
Audiovisual equipment WORK ENVIRONMENT
The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Normal classroom environment
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, the minimum level of education noted as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) as determined by the hiring manager.Revised 11/01/2023
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