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SPED Educational Assistant

at Deming Public Schools

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4333
Keywords: clerical, office

Job Description



BEGINNING DATE: 19-20 Schoo Year


SALARY: $11.18 Per Hour; Grade 14e/ Step 1




Applicant must be highly qualified which requires one of the following to be eligible for the position:

  • AA Degree or
  • 48 specific college hrs or
  • Paraprofessional test (which will be scheduled after a person is offered the position)
  • Complete application on fill

Job Goal:

Provides instructional and/or general clerical assistance for teachers with students in the classroom, and on campus grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists the teacher in the preparation of materials and activities for classroom instruction.

Assists small groups and individual students with classroom activities and activities as directed by the teacher.

Administers and scores standardized achievement tests and informal diagnostic tests.

Assists students in learning sequential skills and adjusts individual programs as directed.

Assists the teacher in maintaining a clean, attractive and safe learning environment.

Types, files, and duplicates materials for teacher's use.

Assists substitute teachers as needed.

Participates in staff meetings and in service training activities.

Assists teachers with general clerical work such as filing, photocopying, word processing, etc.

Assists students in the classroom with reading, math and other subjects.

Supervises children at recess/lunch and getting on and off the bus to ensure child safety and that each child is accounted for.

Assists students with classroom and homework assignments.

Relieves teachers for attending professional development activities.

Reports information about a child's development and behavior to teachers.

May perform after school tutoring.

May assist children with personal hygiene needs.

May perform cleaning activities of classrooms and related areas.

Maintains safety and security of children.

Performs related duties as required.

Relieve I.S.S. monitor for lunch duty.


Techniques, policies and practices of children instruction.

Child discipline.

Emergency and safety procedures.

Policies and objectives of assigned programs.

Modern office practices and procedures.

School site and assigned, policies and procedures.

Basic principles and techniques of education.

Correct English usage.

Operation of modern office equipment including PC and related software.

First aid and CPR.

Educational needs of students with multiple needs.


Prepare a variety of records and reports.

Assist teachers in classroom educational activities.

Supervise students at recess and entering and exiting buses.

Establish and maintain effective relationships with others.

Operate a variety of modern office equipment.

Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Understand and follow oral and written directions.

Perform routine clerical duties.

Assist with student health care needs and personal hygiene.


High School diploma or general education degree (GED);  Educational course work and prior classroom experience preferred. 

CPR and First Aid training. 

Substitute teachers license preferred.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

Ability to write simple correspondence. 

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to students, parents, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


502 Educational Assistant K-12 license.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. 

The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. 

The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inside environmental conditions. 

The employee frequently works with a video display terminal for prolonged periods.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Revised September 2009


Primary Location: Bell Elementary School

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Melanie Rinehart
Title Principal
Phone (575) 546-8841

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, August 5, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)