STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A09

Class No. 0812

TEACHER AIDE I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level to routine (journey-level) educational assistance work.  Work involves assisting teacher(s) with design and instructional materials for the classroom, assisting in planning and implementing educational activities, and overseeing and monitoring students.  Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Prepares materials for student and instructional use, and may present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers.

Monitors students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums.

Implements behavior management strategies.

Observes students’ performance, and records relevant data to assess and track progress.

Assists with designing and preparing instructional and training materials, teaching aides, bulletin board displays, exhibits, and demonstrations.

Assists in facilitating classroom learning activities.

May discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.

May assist in maintaining and ordering supplies.

May provide extra assistance to students with special needs.

May accompany students on field trips and in doing community activities.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in child care work or training in a child-related field.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of developmentally appropriate social, emotional, cognitive, and communication skills for children.

Skill in the use of a computer and in using applicable software.

Ability to work effectively and patiently with children, to work cooperatively with school personnel and parents, and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15