Administers, scores, and records such achievement and diagnostic tests
as the teacher recommends for individual students.
Works with individual
students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or
skills initially introduced by the teacher.
Assists the teacher
in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a
sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interest, and
Operates and cares
for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes.
Helps student master
equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher.
collects workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction.
study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher.
Assists with the
supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, and
Keeps bulletin board
and other classroom learning displays up to date.
Assists with such
large group activities as drill work, reading aloud, and story telling.
Reads to students,
listens to students read, and participates in other forms of oral
communication with students.
Assists students in
the library or media center.
corrects papers, and supervises testing and make-up work, as assigned by the
Checks and records
Collects and records
collection of money.
Helps students with
Assists with lunch,
snack, and cleanup routines.
Assists with wash-up
and toilet routines.
Alerts the regular
teacher to any problem or special information about an individual student.
Serves as the chief
source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the
absence of the regular teacher.
Maintains the same
high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about
students as is expected of fully licensed teachers.
in-service training programs, as assigned.
The classroom teacher
should handle serious discipline problems.
should not administer corporal punishment.
The work hours for a
paraprofessional will be the same as for teachers.
will report on days students are present.