This work involves responsibility for the performance of routine classroom duties and non-professional tasks to assist teachers in the classroom. Duties include performance of mechanical functions such as managing records and materials, attending to students’ physical needs, helping students with clothing, monitoring students, having students line up, distributing and collecting papers. Specific tasks will vary depending on the grade level to which an incumbent is assigned. Teacher Aide positions differ from the certificated position of Teaching Assistant in that incumbents in Teacher Aide positions shall not perform duties which are instructional or instructionally related, which include, but are not limited to reinforcement and remediation. An example includes, a Teacher Assistant may and a Teacher Aide may not work with individual students or small groups on instructional tasks to reinforce teacher assigned drills or practice activities. The position differs from School Monitor by the more varied and complex nature of its duties. The work is performed under the direct supervision of a teacher or the principal. Supervision of others is not a function of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma. NOTE: Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of a high school diploma up to a maximum of two (2) years.