Job Description

Openings as of 2/15/2019
Educational Paraprofessional

  • Educational Aide I - (183 Days) JobID: 2678
  • Position Type:
    Educational Paraprofessional/Aide, Educational

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Heritage Elementary

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

    Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: PR 1 ($91.95 - $110.63)

    Reports to: Principal HR Date Approved: December 2015


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

    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.

    • None
    • 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


    • Valid Texas educational aide certificate
    • High School diploma

    • One (1) year successful related experience.
    • Experience in an educational setting (preferred)

    • 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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