Jan 13, 2024

Teacher Assistant, General - MAP

  • TrulyHired
  • Midland, TX, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

POSITION: Teacher Assistant, General


NUMBER OF DAYS: According to district approved calendar

DEPARTMENT: Teaching and Learning

REPORTS TO: Principal and Teachers Assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED and/or 30 semester hours of an accredited college or university
  • Educational Aide Certificate from state of Texas
  • Some experience working with children

Assist the teacher in the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements. Work under the supervision of a certified teacher.


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1. Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy

2. Assist the teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays

3. Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher

4. Assist with the administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments

5. Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom

6. Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students

7. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom

8. All other duties as assigned by the supervisor

9. Assist in inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment

10. Assist the teacher in keeping administrative records and preparing reports

11. Participate in in-service programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as needed

12. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers


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Possess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Educational Aide Certificate (personal expense) Educational Aide certificate as established by the State Board for Educator Certification. The applicant for the educational aide certificate shall
1. hold a high school diploma, the equivalent of a high school diploma, or higher;

2. have satisfied one of the following requirements:

a. has three creditable years of experience, as defined in Chapter 153, Subchapter CC, of this title (relating to Commissioner's Rules on Creditable Years of Service), as either an educational aide I or II; or

b. has completed 30 semester credit hours of college credit with some emphasis on child growth and development or related subject areas;

3. and have experience working with students and parents as approved by the employing superintendent.

3. Ability to work well with children

4. Knowledge of general office equipment


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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.

1. Moderate Standing

2. Stooping

3. Bending

4. Lifting

5. Regular attendance required.


1. Copier

2. Typewriter

3. Audiovisual equipment


The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

1. Normal Classroom 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.



All MISD employees are expected to maintain an extreme degree of confidentiality by following the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for student information and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) for employee and student information.

Midland Independent School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for

employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,

color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status,

sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by

federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,

placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and


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