The job of Duty Aide is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program within school site with specific responsibility for monitoring students in a variety of settings.
This job reports to Principal or Assistant Principal
Communicates with teachers and/or parents for the purpose of conveying information.
Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, between assigned periods, library, lunchroom, bus loading/unloading, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring student compliance with established guidelines and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
Refers incidents including personal injuries, altercations, suspicious activities, rule violations, etc. to appropriate site personnel for the purpose of ensuring follow-up in accordance with administrative, site security and student safety guidelines.
Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.
Responds to a variety of situations (e.g. injured student, fights, vandalism, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety or security concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
Supports classroom teachers and other school personnel for the purpose of assisting in ensuring a safe and positive learning environment.
Performs other related duties as assigned (e.g. securing gates, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single tasks using existing skills. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices and procedures.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read and follow instructions; and understand written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: concepts of grammar and punctuation; stages of child development and learning styles; age appropriate activities; school safety and security practices;stages of child development and learning styles; age appropriate activities; concepts of grammar and punctuation.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; working as part of a team.
Responsibilities include: working with immediate supervision; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; .
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.