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Teacher Assistant - ESL Middle School

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
Farmers Branch, Texas
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Position Type:

Teacher - Assistants/Assistant - ESL Middle School

Date Posted:



Perry Middle School

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Job Title: Assistant - Inst Bldg Status: Nonexempt

Reports to: Campus Principal Paygrade: IS 2 - 187 Days

Dept./School: Assigned Campus Date Revised: September 28, 2023

Primary Purpose:

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



High school diploma or hold a General Educational Development (GED) certificate

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

Valid Texas educational aide certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics

Ability to work well with children

Ability to communicate effectively


Some experience working with children

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support
  • Provide instruction to students under the direction of teacher; work with individual students or small groups.
  • Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
  • Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.
  • Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.
  • Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Help teacher 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. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
  • Make teacher aware of special needs or problems of individual students.

  • Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  • Participate in faculty meeting and special events as assigned.
  • Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


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
  • Required by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for aides who are providing instructional support in Title I, Part A program.

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