Posted Date: 06/25/2022
High School Educational Aide 1
Performs entry-level to routine (journey-level) educational assistance work. Work involves assisting teacher(s) with preparing instructional materials for the classroom, assisting in planning and implementing educational activities, and monitoring students. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Performs classroom administrative duties including preparing copies, distributing instructional materials, maintaining and ordering supplies, keeping records, filing, setting up equipment, and setting up and assisting in designing bulletin board displays and exhibits.
Observes students’ performance and records relevant data to assess and track progress; keeps the teacher(s) informed of students’ special needs or challenges.
Participates in student data collection, documentation, and interpretation.
Monitors and assists students in getting to and from their classroom, school yard, gymnasium, cafeteria, and other settings as needed.
Assists in planning daily activities, lesson plans, and teaching aids for use in the classroom.
Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions and ensure a safe and orderly classroom.
May conduct instructional exercises with students in groups or individually as assigned by the teacher to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts.
May assist students who have special needs according to their needs, including interpreting instructions.
May accompany students on field trips and in doing community activities.
May assist in administering, grading, and correcting classroom assignments, tests, and assessments.
May assist teacher in preparing reports.
High school diploma or GED certificate.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Basic computing and spelling skills required.
Concern for general welfare of children, ability to accept and support all children, and maintain confidentiality.
Experience in nursing, childcare, or special education preferred.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students, and administrators.
Patience, flexibility, dependability, interest, punctuality, and ability to follow directions.