Lockwood School District # 26
Job Description

TITLE: General Duty Aide
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
SUPERVISES (if applicaable): N/A
JOB DEFINITION OR GOAL: To assist in developing a well organized, smoothly functioning environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES:

  1. Maintains an attitude of warmth and friendliness with children, staff, co-workers and parents.

  2. Operates and cares for school equipment and supplies as required.

  3. Assists in repairing class displays, teaching materials and bulletin boards.

  4. Assists with injuries and sick children.

  5. Performs a variety of regular clerical duties, such as filing, typing or duplicating materials.

  6. Maintains student records, attendance and files.

  7. Operates a variety of instructional media, office machines and equipment.

  8. Participates in in-service training programs as requested.

  9. Understands and carries out oral and written instruction.

  10. Receives and gives information over the telephone or in person in a courteous manner.

Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be
required as given or assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school diploma or equivalency.
  2. Demonstrates aptitude for the work to be performed.
  3. English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  4. Routine record keeping.
  5. Demonstrates an understanding, patient, warm and receptive attitude toward children.
  6. Maintains cooperative working relationships with students, staff, parents and the general public.
  7. Performs routine clerical work and basic arithmetical calculations.
  8. Understands and carries out oral and written instructions.
  9. Knowledge of standard office procedures.
  10. Current technology and software applications.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, and stand; twist at neck and waist; kneel.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee is required to be able to hear conversations in quiet environments.  May be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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 will be required to work in outside weather conditions at times. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud at times.

The employee must work well under pressure to meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
6/2006
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