Specialized Education Assistant

Shelby County Schools


Function and Scope

Performs specialised work to help the instructor within the achievement of instructing targets whereas working with particular person college students, or small teams, for the development of expertise and for enhance in scholar studying. The place is liable for working with college students to bolster the educational of expertise launched by the instructor; guiding impartial research, enrichment work, and remedial work designed and assigned by the instructor; and serving to preserve a well-organized, easily functioning studying surroundings during which college students can profit totally from this system of instruction and accessible assets. This place works beneath direct supervision based on set procedures.

Important Job Features

1. Offers educational help to college students in different classroom settings (i.e., complete group, small group, and particular person).

2. Assists college students, individually or in teams, with lesson assignments for the aim of presenting and/or reinforcing studying ideas.

3. Guides college students in impartial research (e.g., enrichment work, remedial work, and so on.) for the aim of guaranteeing scholar success.

4. Attends required weeklong literacy intensive coaching to construct specialised information.

5. Attends required yearlong foundational expertise coaching to construct specialised information of studying science and curriculum alignment.

6. Implements, beneath the supervision of assigned instructor, educational applications and lesson plans for the aim of helping the instructor in enhancing college students’ educational success by an outlined course of research.

7. Screens assignments as college students work and supplies alternatives for quick reteaching/reinforcing when misunderstandings of an task are detected.

8. Reinforces all information and expertise taught by the classroom instructor.

9. Evaluations expertise and assignments with college students who’ve been absent and missed class work.

10. Consults regularly with classroom academics on issues regarding studying instruction utilizing the progress-monitoring instrument as a base.

11. Assists in making ready lesson plans, educational supplies, and different studying actions; operates and maintains tools used within the classroom for educational functions; makes use of expertise to help academics and help college students.

12. Administers assessments, homework assignments, make-up work, and so on. for the aim of supporting academics within the educational course of.

13. Attends workers conferences as required; participates in in-service coaching applications; retains abreast of developments in areas of task.

14. Performs document retaining and clerical features (e.g., scheduling, copying, and so on.) for the aim of supporting the instructor and/or administrator in offering information/supplies.

15. Assists within the normal supervision of scholars within the halls, restrooms, playgrounds, or another space of the varsity campus.

16. Encourages father or mother/neighborhood involvement within the educational progress.

17. Follows instructions of the principal, assistant principal and classroom instructor.

18. Performs different associated duties, as assigned, for the aim of supporting scholar educational achievement.

Minimal {Qualifications}

Commencement from an accredited faculty or college with an Affiliate’s diploma, or two (2) years of faculty (minimal of 48 semester hours), or a passing rating on the ParaPro Evaluation Check and one (1) yr of expertise working with kids in an academic setting most well-liked. Should possess or be capable of get hold of certification in CPR and First Support.

Information, Expertise, and Talents

  • Primary information of kid development and growth, educational procedures and practices relevant to task, educational targets and insurance policies of the District
  • Information of content material and educational practices to bolster expertise.
  • Expertise to carry out single duties with a possible have to improve expertise with the intention to meet altering job circumstances.
  • Capacity to encourage and develop the curiosity of kids.
  • Capacity to implement academics’ educational plans in assigned discipline.
  • Capacity to work collaboratively and successfully with kids, younger adults, and college members.
  • Capacity to help with the implementation of an educational program and to take part in monitoring and guaranteeing acceptable scholar conduct.
  • Capacity to adapt to altering work priorities and preserve confidentiality.
  • Capacity to comply with college board coverage, college guidelines and laws in addition to written and oral directions and to carry out all required activity.
  • Capacity to speak successfully, each orally and in writing with the intention to mannequin good studying, writing and talking expertise for college students.

Bodily Necessities and Working Surroundings

Bodily Calls for: Requires sedentary work involving standing or strolling for temporary durations, exerting as much as 10 kilos of drive frequently; and a few dexterity in working workplace tools.

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

Sensory (Ada) Necessities: The place requires regular visible acuity and field of regard, listening to and talking skills.

Extra Job Particulars


SCS is an Equal Alternative Employer. SCS supplies affordable lodging to certified individuals with disabilities. Potential and present staff are inspired to debate ADA lodging with administration.

Please observe that that is an at-will employment place created in reference to federal funds allotted to SCS for functions associated to stopping, making ready for, and responding to COVID-19 which will probably be accessible to SCS for a restricted time period. It’s anticipated that this Place will exist by the tip of the 2023-2024 college yr.

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