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Company: Bastrop Independent School District
Location: Bastrop, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Primary purpose

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



Minimum Education/Certification

High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas educational aide certifcate



Special Knowledge Skills

Ability to work well with children

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Knowledge of general office equipment


Minimum Experience

Some experience working with children


Major Responsiblities and Duties

Instructional Support

1. Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays

2. Help maintain neat and orderly classroom

3. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment

4. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports

5. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers


Student Management

6. Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning

7. Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene

8. Help manage behavior of students. This includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed

9. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs

10. Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher

11. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground / general meeting area duty

12. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.


Professional Effectiveness

13. Maintain confidentiality

14. Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance

15. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned

16. Follow district policies and procedures pertaining to the job assignment.


Working Conditions

Mental Demands/ Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate standing, stooping, bending, and lifting.




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