Classroom Instructional Aide...

Reports To: Elementary Principal

Minimum Qualifications/Job Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2+ years of experience working with children.
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics
Ability to work well with children
Ability to communicate effectively

Essential Job Functions:
  1. Participates in daily and long-range lesson and classroom activity planning. 
  2. Conducts learning exercises with small groups of children.
  3. Guides children in working and playing harmoniously with other children.
  4. Alerts the teacher to special needs of individual children.
  5. Provides escort and assistance to children as necessary.
  6. Listens to the students in recitation, reading, and other curriculum tasks, guiding and helping them but not teaching them.
  7. Helps maintain individual records for each child.
  8. Fosters good eating habits and table manners in children.
  9. Assists teacher in maintaining neat work and study areas.
  10. Assists with the supervision of children during regular play periods.
  11. Collects and displays suitable material for educational displays.
  12. Under the supervision of the teacher, works with small groups of students to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher.
  13. Accompanies the student when trips to the office or school nurse are necessary.