Classified Sub Jobs and Duties
Here is a list of jobs and their descriptions that Classified Substitutes may find in the available substituting assignments. The job descriptions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed but rather cover the most common duties for each position.
- Attendance Clerk
- Campus Monitor
- Classroom Aide and Classroom Aide - Learning Center
- Faculty Assistant
- In-House Suspension Monitor
- Infant/Toddler Teacher
- Interpreter/Translator - American Sign Language
- Library Media Assistant
- School Health Office Assistant (SHOA)
- School Technology Facilitator
Record student attendance and distribute information to teachers, administrators and parents. Answer and log telephone calls, input daily data in computer from parents and teachers. Print, distribute, and file attendance sheets. Perform other duties as assigned. Experience with Infinite Campus computer program preferred.
Under the direction of the Manager, Campus Monitors assist the Principal in maintaining a positive and safe school environment by monitoring school buildings, grounds, and the immediate surrounding area for safety and security issues. Maintain preparedness for safety and security emergencies at all times regardless of other work assignments. Take intervening action, when necessary, to halt or prevent disturbances, and diffuse threatening or confrontational situations. Perform other duties as assigned.
Assist classroom teachers in obtaining education goals for students. Reinforce curriculum with small group of students or one-on-one. Supervise students in the classroom, lunchroom, on the playground, on field trips and getting on and off the bus. Assist teacher with clerical work, including grading assignments. Assist in maintaining classroom environment by ensuring safety, monitoring students, and guiding students as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
Responsible for a variety of tasks depending on site location. Assist staff in activities, copying, clerical duties, registration, conferences, classroom coverage and other duties as needed. Provide coverage in workroom such as copying material, ordering supplies and maintaining inventory. Perform receptionist duties as needed, Maintain office equipment, and perform other duties as assigned.
Provide and maintain a healthy, nurturing and safe environment in which to care for children of teenage parents attending High School, ages 6 weeks through 35 months old. Model parenting and life skills to young parents through continued education and communication. Feed, change and rock children to sleep. Assist with instruction. Inspect environment and equipment for safety of children, staff and visitors. Sterilize all toys and surfaces to provide the most sanitary environment. Maintain records of eating, sleeping and diaper changes. Perform other duties as assigned.
To interpret and voice in a school setting, for students and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, using a communication mode as applies to each individual. Provide main communication link between student and speaker (teacher, classmates, etc.). Maintain daily communication log on each student’s progress, classroom exposure and development. Perform other duties as assigned.
Assist faculty and students in the identification, retrieval and use of media materials and equipment. Assist the Media Specialist in the general operations of the Library/Media Center.
Elementary Library Media Assistant
Direct and supervise student library activities and lessons for every class, K-5, at least once each week. Assist individuals and small groups in independent study and research. Supervise and maintain an acceptable standard of discipline. Troubleshoot and maintain various types of equipment such as computer hardware and audiovisual. Assist with supervision and discipline in the lunchroom, computer labs, classrooms and/or playground as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.
Secondary Library Media Assistant
May supervise and instruct classes while in the library. Utilize computer programs for library media management. Perform administrative assistant duties such as typing memos, letters, purchase orders, answering phones, creating video-computer presentations, creating spreadsheets and databases. Set up equipment such as projectors, cassette/video recorders, satellite system, video cameras, digital cameras, closed-circuit television system. Instruct students and staff in operation of equipment. Assist in troubleshooting the maintenance and repairs of audio visual and computer equipment. Perform other duties as assigned.
Can be abbreviated by Para or Parapro.
Assist certified staff in carrying out Individual Education Plan (IEP)/Individual Learning Plan (ILP) goals and programs for children who are at-risk and/or qualify for special education.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to run. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Lift or move 25-50 lbs. May be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
Paraprofessional - Affective Needs
Assist with supervision of student behaviors in classroom, specials, and duties (recess, lunch, etc.) by using data collection and reinforcement methodologies. Assist teacher by preparing non-instructional materials for class such as making copies and bulletin boards. Assists with supervision of students during in inclusionary settings. Provide one on one intervention with students exhibiting inappropriate behaviors, may include verbal de-escalation. Perform other duties as assigned. Experience working with children with special needs highly desirable.
Paraprofessional - Behavior
In all educational settings, support student’s progress in achieving behavior goals in accordance with individual behavior and crisis plans. Assist in all aspects of the Discovery program. Provide support for students requiring social-emotional, behavioral, and academic assistance. Includes monitoring students, data collection, tracking, and reporting student progress. Support Student Code of Conduct as defined by Discovery program procedures and district policy.
Paraprofessional - Early Childhood (ECH) Classroom
Under direction of certified staff (including Early Childhood Special Ed teacher /Speech Language Pathologist/Occupational Therapist), teach cognitive, physical, language, and social and emotional skills in small and large groups. Provide one on one instruction for students requiring social/emotional and/or academic help. Maintain sanitary and health conditions in each classroom. Perform other duties as assigned.
Paraprofessional - Instructional
Under direction of certified staff, teach academic, physical, language, and social and emotional skills in small and large groups. Provide one on one instruction for students requiring academic, social, and emotional help. Provide instructional support in the media center. Assist certified staff by preparing learning tools and materials for students and for the classroom. Perform other duties as assigned.
Paraprofessional - Learning Center
Assist students in the general education classroom in completing modified assignments or tasks to their capability and/or need. Prepare learning tools for students as needed. Prepare and maintain assistive technology devices for individual student use. Provide student supervision. Includes supervision of activities such as recess duty, lunch duty, bathroom needs, bus duty, etc. Perform other duties as assigned.
Paraprofessional - Special Needs
Responsible for assisting teacher in carrying out IEP goals for high needs students. Provide one on one instruction for students requiring social, emotional and academic help. Assist teacher by preparing materials for class such as making copies, bulletin boards, individual student instruction. Monitor recesses. Perform other duties as assigned.
Paraprofessional - Transition
Assist students with special needs to transition to their communities with the greatest level of independence. Assist students during meal times; includes monitoring for safety, assisting with feeding, and teaching socialization skills. Utilize household equipment properly, make adaptations when needed such as washer/dryer, vacuum, iron, microwave, etc. Teach and educate students on various job skills. Teach various independent living skills such as accessing and using community resources for recreation and leisure. May prepare lunch with students, retrieve supplies from grocery, be outside, walking around community, etc. Perform clerical duties and other duties as assigned.
Provide general information regarding school activities and events to visitors and callers. Provide clerical support to Principal and staff. Be a liaison between students/parents and teachers/staff.
Elementary and Middle School Receptionist
Answer all incoming calls through main telephone line. Attend front window and greet visitors. Locate students within school for administrators and parents. Handle basic clerical work such as typing. Monitor and supervise students during lunch. Deliver messages and items to students, teachers and staff. Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Receptionist
Operate telephone console. Direct calls in pleasant, helpful and efficient manner. Greet and assist visitors and maintain sign-in book. Assist students with variety of requests. Maintain lost and found and vending machines. Supervise student aides in the Information booth area. Perform other duties as assigned.
Act as system administrator of the student database program at the school which includes entering and maintaining accurate student and academic records, providing technical reports, and problem solving. Also assist administrators and coordinate all activities associated with the registration of students in classes and building the master schedule. Experience with Infinite Campus computer program preferred.
Assist school nurse in maintaining current and accurate medical health records on all students. Serve as a resource for families of students. Evaluate and attend to student health needs including the ability to check vital signs and operate general and specialized medical equipment when needed. Communicate with school nurse, staff, parents, medical clinics and physician offices regarding student health needs. Perform other duties as assigned.
Assists staff and students in technology related activities including instruction, clerical, logistical and technical support. Instruct students in computer literacy and variety of computer and technology applications. Supervise students on duty before and during school hours. Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with equipment and determine proper course of action. Locate technology related instructional materials for staff and students. Perform other duties as assigned.
Responsible for maintaining a “center” within the school. Provide support for an administrator, counselor and/or teacher while working with students and parents. Answer phones, assist callers with questions and give information or route call to appropriate person or department. Perform clerical and business related duties. Greet and assist visitors and walk-ins, ascertain nature of business and conduct visitors to employer appropriate person. Compose, type, maintain and distribute routine correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, handbooks. Supervise student aides and volunteer help when necessary. May include supervision of students in a self-paced lab setting. Perform other duties as assigned.
Perform secretarial duties related to Counseling Office functions, including answering and directing calls, updating and maintaining student files and database, registering new and incoming students, processing student transfers and withdrawals, preparing and submitting various reports and correspondence and coordinating annual projects or reports. Perform other duties as assigned.