: Assigned Campus, Special ServicesReports:
Principal, Supervising Teacher, Special Services DirectorExempt Status:
: 2No of Days:
184 Position Function/Purpose
To assist the classroom teacher in the care and instruction of the students in the classroom. Major Responsibilities
Follow the directions of the supervisorPreparing materials and displays as directedDemonstrating acceptable written and verbal skillsWorking in a cooperative manner with both teacher and studentsAssisting the teacher in maintaining student disciplineAssisting the teacher in assuming responsibility for the care and safety of studentsAssisting the teacher in assuming responsibility for the care of equipment and teaching materialsChanging diapers for studentsToileting studentsFeeding or assisting with feeding studentsAssisting with lifting studentsAssisting students with other self help skillsBlending foodsCooking foodsAssisting with loading and unloading studentsAll other duties as assigned by the supervisor
NOTE: A teacher assistant in special education is subject to reassignment during the
year because of student population shifts Qualification Requirements Minimum Certification/Education:
High school diploma GED48 semester hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college or university OR meets NCLB requirements for Highly Qualified ParaprofessionalsThe ability to work with all studentsGood people skillsPossess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Paraprofessional Certificate (personal expense) Special Knowledge/ Skills:
1. Ability to work well with children Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
StandingHeavy lifting (45 lbs. or over)PushingRepeated bendingWalkingRegular attendance required Equipment used
CopierAudio visual equipmentLaminatorTypewriterIn some cases: wheel chairs, lifts, crutches, blender, stove and medical equipment Work Environment
The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Indoors and Outdoors Works around machinery with moving partsClassroom environment
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, the minimum level of education noted as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) as determined by the hiring manager.
Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA Contact Information
- Woodrow Bailey
- 615 W. MISSOURI
- MIDLAND, Texas 79705