DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The work involves responsibility for relieving school teachers of that part of their duties, which while related to the teaching process, can be performed by non-professional personnel. The duties and responsibilities may vary at different grade levels. The work is performed under the general supervision of the School Principal or a member of the teaching staff. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative Only)
Assists Teachers in the correction of test papers, recording of grades, maintaining files and preparing statistical reports;
Occasionally oversees class when Teacher is out of room;
Assists Teachers with study hall, corridor, lunchroom and other monitorial duties;
Assists students in operating computers and other electronic equipment;
Assists Teachers and students in the operation of mechanical and technical equipment;
Under supervision of a Teacher, assists disabled students to master basic skills and obtain knowledge in prescribed
Fills out, copies, types or dittos forms, reports and stencils from various rough drafts;
Assists in routine classroom housekeeping chores;
Organizes and participates in group games and related activities;
Assists Teachers and students in selecting supplementary materials from the library;
May be assigned to assist students with different abilities, take notes, gather books, etc.;
May correct standardized and objective tests.
Performs other duties as assigned.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Ability to establish good relationships with students, teachers and co-workers;
Ability to communicate effectively;
Ability to establish and maintain discipline;
Good general intelligence;
Familiarity with classroom routine;
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.