FLSA   STATUS:   Non-Exempt


This is the entry level within the series.  Incumbents assist certified teachers with   classroom activities.  Duties may   include:  making materials; setting up   and monitoring student activities; moving and shelving books; stocking and   cleaning rooms; and copying materials.    Acts as a student help aide in moving students and assisting with   personal hygiene activities.


DUTIES   & RESPONSIBILITIES:   (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Assists teacher by helping with classroom instruction and working with children during instructional activities.
  3. Monitors children’s behavior inside and outside of the classroom.
  5. Assists with clean-up and other related tasks following daily activate.
  7. Prepares classroom for activities, including organizing assignments and preparing homework folders.
  9. Attends a variety of meetings and in-service training sessions.
  11. Creates bulletin boards, maintains materials and supplies, contacts parents and makes copies.
  13. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


EDUCATION   & EXPERIENCE:   (positions in this class typically require):

High School   Diploma or G.E.D.; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience   sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as   those listed above.


LICENSING   REQUIREMENTS:   (positions in this class typically require):

Licensing Requirements:

  •   Title Schools: 60 hours of secondary   education or successful completion of the Paraprofessional test;
  •   Special Needs:  Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR   certification within 30 days of employment.


KNOWLEDGE: (position   requirements at entry):

Knowledge   of:

  •   Basic first aid;
  •   Child care principles;
  •   Basic English language and grammar;
  •   Basic mathematical skills.


SKILLS: (position   requirements at entry):

Skill in:

  •   Monitoring and assisting children with   activities;
  •   Using office equipment;
  •   Dealing patiently with children;
  •   Maintaining order, discipline, and   interest of children;
  •   Performing routine mathematical   calculations;
  •   Providing customer service;
  •   Communication, interpersonal skills as   applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.   sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.



Positions in this class typically   require:  stooping, kneeling,   crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping,   feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.


Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of   force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to   10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Incumbents may be subjected to odors, extreme   temperatures, and intense noises.



The above   job description is intended to represent only the key areas of   responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the   business needs of the department.


*RTW = Return To Work Retiree