Job Description / Essential Elements:
SAN JACINTO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of instructional and clerical duties designed to free the instructor from non-teaching tasks related to the program. Positions in this class are established principally to assist teachers with instructional tasks and to relieve them of clerical duties which are non-instructional in nature. Persons in these positions will carry out their duties with minimum direction. They will be expected to make independent judgments in seeing tasks through to completion.
• Listen to and drill students in reading, spelling, mathematics and other subjects according to instructions and guidance from an instructor.
• Assign, review, and maintain records of progress on programmed learning materials.
• Discuss any program changes with instructor.
• Perform a variety of routine clerical and record keeping activities such as taking roll, collecting monies, filling out forms and applications, and correcting papers.
• Assist with activities of students on the playground or in the cafeteria and assist instructor in maintaining order.
• Collect, assemble, file and distribute resource materials.
• Prepare teaching aids as directed.
• Set up and arrange supplies and equipment in classroom for student use.
• Prepare labels, charts, bulletin boards, and displays as instructed.
• Decorate classrooms.
• Administer make up tests.
• Operate various office equipment such as a mimeograph machine and audio visual equipment.
• Observe and record children’s behavior and other program data.
• May accompany students to the bus.
• May supervise students during the lunch period and recesses, on the lunch benches and on the school grounds.
• Report special behavior problems.
• Monitor student behavior in restrooms and other campus areas.
• Encourage and promote courtesy among students.
• Perform related duties as required.
If assigned to a specific state or federal project, instructional aide assists project participants in specific areas needing remediation.
• Assist in maintaining student profiles, providing diagnostic, prescriptive and monitoring services to project participants.
• Assist in the preparation of appropriate instructional materials.
• Administer and score tests required for project evaluation.
• Collect and maintain project records.
• Participate in staff meetings and in-service programs as required by project.
• Perform other tasks as required within the project’s scope.
• The general needs and behavior of students.
• Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and arithmetic.
• Standard office equipment operation.
• Basic safety rules and habits.
• Basic principles of first aid.
• Dominant language of students being served.
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with adults and children.
• Perform routine clerical work.
• Make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy.
• Understand and follow oral and written directions.
• Work with individual and small groups of students.
• Maintain acceptable standards of behavior among students.
AA degree or two years college required (48 semester units).
If driving a vehicle is required in the course of work, operator must possess a valid California driver’s license.
Office environment: constant interruptions
Outdoor environment: drive a personal vehicle to conduct work, visit school sites, travel to other organizations and companies; meetings and workshops.
• Hearing and speaking to conduct group training, exchange information in person, electronically and on the telephone.
• Ability to read printed material and computer screens.
• Ability to understand speech at normal levels.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment.
• Kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally to retrieve and store files and supplies.
• Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds.
• Ability to climb stairs, walk and sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to climb a ladder for purposes of inspection when necessary.
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