Frank Porter Graham Bilingue (learn more)

Chapel Hill - Carrboro City Schools

Chapel Hill, NC (map)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3875918
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 20, 2022

Job Description

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Job Title:

Teacher Assistant


$15.00 per hour


Full benefits including paid holidays, sick leave, annual leave, holiday pay, health insurance and retirement.  


  1. All applicants must be designated as “Highly Qualified”.  48 college credits or 7 credits in core subject matter and passing WorkKeys test scores.
  2. Previous experience working with students desirable.
  3. Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Reports To:

Principal and/or designee, usually the classroom teacher.

Job Goal:

To assist the teacher in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning class environment.  To relieve the teacher of non-teaching functions to provide the teacher more time for preparations, individualization, and evaluation.

Job Responsibilities:


  1. Assists the classroom teacher by working with individual students, small groups or large groups of students, including but not limited to the following ways.
  1. Assist the teacher by reinforcing the learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.  Assist the teacher by devising special strategies based on an understanding of individual students, their needs, interests and abilities.
  1. Guides independent study, enrichment or remedial activities set up and assigned by the teacher.  Reads to students, listens to students read, and participates in other forms of oral communication with students.
  1. Distributes and collects workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction.  Corrects assignments and supervises testing and make up work, as assigned by teacher.
  1. Assists teacher with behavior management in a manner consistent with policies and expectations of the teacher and school.  Keeps the supervising teacher informed of any problem or special information about an individual student.
  1. Communicates with, contacts, responds to parents as directed by the teacher maintaining the confidentiality of information about all students.
  1. Supervises students as assigned or required – at breakfast or lunch, on bus duty; during class, emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, and field trips.  Relieves the teacher for conferences and emergencies on a short-term basis, as required.
  1. May accompany students to special classes.  Assists students or the resource teacher as needed.
  1. May be asked to serve as a substitute teacher, as appropriate, if needed.  Serves as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
  1. Performs classroom health procedures, when necessary, under the supervision of the school nurse.
  1. Performs clerical duties as needed or assigned – Checks and records student attendance. Collects and records the collection of money.  Keeps bulletin boards and other classroom displays up to date, as requested by the teacher.  Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom.
  1. Participates in inservice training programs, as assigned.
  1. Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of licensed teachers.
  1. May be asked to substitute as a school crossing guard.
  1. Performs such other tasks as the teacher or other supervisor may assign.

Terms of Employment:

Ten-month year; work schedule determined by the Principal. 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to physically perform the basic operational functions of stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, hearing and repetitive motion. The ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.


Evaluated in accordance with the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Erika Newkirk
    • 750 S. Merritt Mill Road
    • Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516

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