Job Title:  Classroom Instructional Aide

Status: Nonexempt

Reports to:  Principal and Teacher(s) Assigned

Pay Grade: C&I Aide 2

Dept./School:  Campus Assigned

Date:  May 2018


Primary Purpose:

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




High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas educational aide certificate

Highly-Qualified Aide Status


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to work well with children

Ability to communicate effectively

Demonstrates knowledge of reading, writing and math



Some experience working with children


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support

  1. Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.
  2. Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.
  3. Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.
  4. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  5. Help teacher maintain administrative records and prepare required reports.
  6. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
  7. Ensures specific materials and supplies are ready for classroom use.

Student Management

  1. Conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher; work with individual students or small groups.
  2. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
  3. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.
  4. Monitors student behavior (e.g., during bus loading, on the playground, in the cafeteria and hallways, and when a teacher is absent from classroom); disciplines students as necessary.


  1. Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  2. Participate in faculty meetings and special events as assigned.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned by Principal/classroom teacher
  4. Provides first aid as necessary.
  5. Cleans classrooms or eating areas.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Equipment Used:

Operates classroom equipment such as DVD players, computers, CD players, online resources.


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

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


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.