Job Description

Openings as of 7/27/2017
Educational Paraprofessional

  • Educational Aide I - (183 Days) JobID: 1792
  • Position Type:
    Educational Paraprofessional/Aide, Educational

  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2017

  • Location:
    North Riverside Elementary

  •   Job Title: Aide I, Educational /Title I Funds Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

    Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: PR 1 ($86.93 - $104.67)

    Reports to: Principal HR Date Approved: December 2015


    SUMMARY:

    Assists teacher in preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements as directed by campus administration.

    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to high student achievement.
    • Assist teacher 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.
    • Assist with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
    • Assist teacher in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports.
    • Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
    • Conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher; work with individual students or small groups.
    • Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside classroom, according to duties assigned.
    • Interact with students in an equitable manner, including the fair application of rules; help manage the behavior of assigned students as needed and according to district policy.
    • Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
    • Inform teacher of special needs or problems of individual students.
    • Provide assistance to students including identified accommodations including providing assistance and materials adapted to students’ needs.
    • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and special events and serve on staff committees as required.
    • Utilize effective communication skills; ensure that all interactions with students, district personnel, and parents are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
    • Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
    • Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • None

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • Ability to work well with children
    • Ability to be patient, flexible, and versatile
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

    Equipment used: computer, printer, copy machine, laminator, audiovisual equipment, telephone, di-cut machine


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:
    • Valid Texas educational aide certificate
    • High School diploma
    Experience:
    • One (1) year successful related experience.
    • Experience in an educational setting (preferred)

    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Work with frequent interruptions
    • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, and kneeling
    • Occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.




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