Teacher Aide Job Description Sample
This teacher aide job description sample serves as the perfect start to a posting that will attract the best candidates. And the best performing postings maintain the structure and organization of this outline while customizing it to reflect the job requirements and duties specific to your school. Plus, you can find even more ideas for crafting the ideal description by perusing Monster’s teacher aide job listings.
[Intro Paragraph] First off, you’ll want to introduce prospective teacher aides to your school or district. So, take 2-3 sentences to highlight your unique teaching culture and educational environment. Use this opportunity to set your school apart from the competition and sell yourself to new hires.
Teacher Aide Job Responsibilities:
- Supports the learning center environment.
- Helps with appropriate daily activities for children.
- Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy nurturing environment for children.
- Supervises children for safety.
- Arranges classroom daily and prior to Fall and Spring sessions.
- Keeps the learning environment clean and orderly by picking up learning materials, wiping tables and chairs, etc.
- Attends staff meetings, school programs, and in-service trainings.
[Work Hours & Benefits] This is the ideal place to include working hours and benefits, and another chance to sell potential applicants on things like overtime or year-round pay. You’ll also want to highlight any benefits that can set your school or district apart, like healthcare coverage, commuter credits, or childcare reimbursements.
Teacher Aide Qualifications/Skills:
- Emotional maturity and stability
- Mental stamina to work positively with students for the length of scheduled workday
- Patient, flexible, positive, consistent, dependable, and cooperative with a sense of humor
- Sufficient security and judgment to handle crisis situations
- Ability to take supervision and correction constructively
- Ability to positively supervise aides and other personnel when required
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
- High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
- Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field preferred
- Recent teaching experience a plus
- Current CPR certification
[Call to Action] Now that job hunters are familiar with your specific job responsibilities and requirements, persuade them to apply with a compelling call to action. Let potential teacher aides know who to contact and how to submit an application, resume, and other supporting documents. Or simply tell them to click the “apply” button at the top of the ad.
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