Job Description

Openings as of 2/15/2019
Educational Paraprofessional

  • DAEP Aide - (183 Days) JobID: 2671
  • Position Type:
    Educational Paraprofessional/Aide, DAEP

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    New Directions High School - KLC

  •   Job Title: Aide II, DAEP Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

    Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: PR 2 ($98.19 - $118.35)

    Reports to: Principal HR Date Approved: August, 2006
    Revised: June 2013


    Supervises students assigned to the Disciplinary Alternative Education Program. Provides instruction and discipline in a highly structured and orderly environment.

    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.
    • Work with certified teacher and campus administrators to create and maintain an orderly and highly structured classroom environment.
    • Consult classroom teachers regarding student assignments; work with individual students to complete assignments; distribute, collect, and check student assignments for accuracy.
    • Maintain individual files of completed student assignments and return to classroom teachers.
    • Manage student behavior and administer discipline according to board policies, administrative regulations, and Individual Education Plans (IEP).
    • Record student attendance and discipline referrals using personal computer.
    • Supervise students assigned during lunch and bathroom breaks.
    • 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.

    • None
    • Ability to work well with children with behavior problems
    • Ability to be patient, flexible, and versatile
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to use personal computer

    Equipment used: Copy machine, personal computer, telephone


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Valid Texas educational aide certificate

    • Two (2) years successful experience working with children
    • Experience in an educational setting (preferred)
    For positions funded by Title monies or for positions at campuses identified as a campus-wide Title campus, the following additional qualifications apply:
    • Associate’s degree, two years of study at an institute of higher learning, or have met formal academic assessment required by No Child Left Behind Act.
    • Two (2) years successful experience working with children in an educational setting

    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Work with frequent interruptions and with more than one subject matter at a time
    • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, and kneeling

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