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Teacher Assistant, ESL/ELA (7850)

Bastrop Independent School District
Bastrop, Texas
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Job Title Teacher Assistant Evaluation Type Paraprofessional Department Designated Campus

Pay Grade P2 FLSA Non-Exempt Date Revised December 2023 Supervisor Principal/Teacher Assigned

EXPERIENCE: Some experience working with children

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to work well with children Ability to communicate effectively Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics

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.


PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS: Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)] Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting Motion: Frequent walking Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment. Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours
  • Required by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for aides who are providing instructional support in Title I, Part A program.

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