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Instructional Aide - Tomball Elementary School -...
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Job Description

Primary Purpose

Provide instructional support services. Assist teacher in preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative requirements. Work under supervision of certified teacher.



Associate's degree, two years (48 hours) of study at an institute of higher learning, or have met formal academic assessment requirements

Valid Texas Educational Aide certificate from the State Board for Educator Certification will be recommended by the district upon hire

Special Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics

Ability to work well with children

Ability to communicate effectively

General knowledge of standard office equipment


Some experience working with children

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support

* Provide direct instruction of students under direct supervision of teacher.

* Conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher, work with individual students or small groups.

* Assist in classroom management.
* Conduct parent involvement activities.
* Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
* Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.
* Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.
* Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
* Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
* Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.

Student Management

* Help supervise students throughout school day, inside and outside classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
* Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.


* Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
* Participate in faculty meeting and special events as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Equipment Used: Copier, personal computer, and audiovisual equipment.

Working Conditions

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions. Moderate walking, standing, heavy lifting and carrying up to 53 pounds; climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Responsibilities require contact with individuals that may include exposure to disruptive behavior.

Wage/Hour Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: Instructional Support 1

Reports to: Principal/Assistant Principal

Days: 183