Special Education Prekindergarten Aide

Location
Copperas Cove, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Ref
4496
JOB TITLE: Classroom Aide
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Nonexempt
REPORTS TO: Principal and teacher(s)
PAY GRADE: CP1
DAYS IN POSITION 187
DEPT./SCHOOL: Assigned Campus

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

Must have one of the following:

1) 48 hours of college credit, or

2) Associate's Degree or higher, or

3) HS or GED with Region 12 Paraprofessional Academy certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work well with children
Knowledge of general office equipment and basic computer skills

Experience:
Some experience working with children

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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, scoring, and record keeping of objective testing instruments or work assignments.

5. Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom including cafeteria, hall, and bus duty.

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

7. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom.

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

9. Assist the teacher in keeping physical and computerized administrative records and preparing required reports.

10. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.

11. Maintain confidentiality.

12. Maintain professional relationship with parents and professional working relationship with staff.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Copier, typewriter, laminator, audiovisual equipment, and personal computer

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands:
Reading; ability to communicate effectively (verbal), and operate a personal computer; maintain emotional control under stress

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Moderate standing, stooping, bending, and lifting.

Copperas Cove ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, contact: Director of Human Resources, (254) 547-4460, 408 S MAIN, Copperas Cove, TX 76522.

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