Education Assistant

Shelby County Schools

Function and Scope

Carry out specialised work by helping college lecturers in instructing and supervising the actions of scholars to offer a well-organized, easily functioning classroom surroundings. The place is answerable for helping assigned lecturers in getting ready tutorial supplies, getting ready lecture rooms for actions, supervising and helping youngsters within the classroom and in different areas of the varsity, reinforcing classroom classes, and offering different help as requested; incumbents could also be answerable for offering help to particular wants college students or coordinating particular tasks and applications as assigned. The place works below direct supervision in line with set procedures.

Important Job Features

  1. Offers help to assigned lecturers in sustaining a well-organized, easily functioning classroom for the good thing about each lecturers and college students.
  2. Assists college students with workouts and sophistication actions; concentrates efforts with small teams of scholars and people as obligatory.
  3. Compiles, prepares and organizes supplies and classroom for instruction and classroom actions.
  4. Assists in cleansing and storing of supplies after completion of actions.
  5. Reinforces all information and expertise taught by the classroom instructor.
  6. Assists instructor by sustaining scholar data, recording day by day attendance, grading assignments, administering standardized assessments, recording and/or analyzing check scores/grades, substituting as wanted, organising particular tasks, escorting youngsters to different areas of the varsity, monitoring scholar habits, operating errands.
  7. Collects and receipts monies for month-to-month exercise charges, college charges, college photos, and/or meal charges.
  8. Supervises and assists college students when unloading and loading buses, within the halls, on discipline journeys, throughout testing, throughout lunch, throughout pc lab, and on college grounds.
  9. Could help college students with particular wants and/or in want of particular consideration; offers help with day by day dwelling routines, expertise and ideas together with private hygiene, toileting, dressing, self-feeding; could help with bodily well being applications together with bodily remedy and adjusting particular/adaptive gear for scholar use; lifts or assists college students out and in of particular wants gear as obligatory.
  10. Assists in establishing and implementing behavioral aims. Fashions applicable social and play expertise; observes college students’ habits and notifies instructor and/or college nurse of behavioral modifications as applicable; redirects habits if potential; may match with particular person college students to assist them alter behaviorally and academically into mainstream classroom and social conditions.
  11. Could coordinate and/or take part in particular applications or tasks as assigned.
  12. Receives and responds to inquiries from mother and father and others; assists in getting ready notes and putting cellphone calls to oldsters as obligatory.
  13. Attends employees conferences as required; participates in in-service coaching applications; retains abreast of developments in areas of task.
  14. Performs routine clerical duties as required, together with however not restricted to getting ready studies and data, copying and submitting paperwork, coming into and retrieving pc knowledge, getting ready notices and newsletters, receiving and responding to e-mails.
  15. Performs different associated duties as assigned or directed.

Minimal {Qualifications}

Commencement from an accredited school or college with an Affiliate’s Diploma, or two (2) years of school (minimal of 48 semester hours) from an, or a passing rating on the ParaPro Evaluation Check and one (1) yr of expertise working with youngsters in an academic setting most popular. Should possess or be capable to acquire certification in CPR and First Help.

Diploma Equivalency Formulation:

Bachelor’s Diploma= 4 years plus required years of expertise.

Grasp’s Diploma= 2 years plus required years of expertise. The place Grasp’s levels are required, years for Bachelor’s Levels have to be included. 

Should have 5 years of Regulation Enforcement of safety supervisory expertise

Data, Abilities, and Skills

  • Primary information of kid progress and growth, tutorial procedures and practices relevant to task, tutorial objectives and insurance policies of the District
  • Data of subject material reinforcement practices of the courses to which assigned
  • Capacity to implement lecturers’ tutorial plans in assigned discipline
  • Capacity to work successfully with youngsters, younger adults, and college members;
  • Capacity to help with the implementation of an tutorial program and to take part in monitoring and making certain applicable scholar habits
  • Capacity to observe written and oral directions and to carry out all required job
  • Capacity to speak successfully, each orally and in writing.

Bodily Necessities and Working Setting


Bodily Calls for: Requires sedentary work involving standing or strolling for transient intervals, exerting as much as 10 kilos of power frequently; and a few dexterity in working workplace gear; should be capable to use fingers and fingers for signal language.

Unavoidable Hazards: The place is uncovered to no uncommon environmental hazards.

Sensory (ADA) Necessities: The place requires regular visible acuity and sight view, listening to and talking talents.


Memphis-Shelby County Colleges is an Equal Alternative Employer. ADA requires the district to offer sufficient lodging to certified individuals with disabilities. Potential and present workers are inspired to debate ADA lodging with administration.

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