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Job Opening Information Teacher Aides for Spec Ed 2023-24 (CR)

Job Number

Position Title
Teacher Aides for Spec Ed 2023-24 (CR)
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$15.42 per hour
Job Description

Position: Teacher Aides - for 2023-2024 School Year

Division: Special Education - Serving classrooms in Cattaraugus & Allegany County school districts.

Supervisor: Special Education Supervisor

Location: District Wide

Description: This is responsible work involving the performance of non-teaching tasks relates to the teaching process in a classroom or school. Incumbents relieve the teaching staff of that part of their duties related to teaching, which may be performed by a non-teacher. The duties of this class differ from those of School Monitor due to the more complex nature of the assignments that are performed, though on a limited basis Teacher Aide may be assigned monitoring duties. A Teacher Aide does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Works with small groups of students, or one-on-one, reinforcing skills taught by a teacher;
  • Helps teacher with bulletin boards, arts and crafts, and the conduct of games;
  • Operates copy machines producing ditto copies, transparencies, and other copied material utilized in the teaching process;
  • Collates copied material;
  • Takes attendance and distributes work folders;
  • Distributes audio-visual equipment;
  • Directs students to class;
  • Proctors and assists in the conduct of examinations;
  • May perform incidental duplicating and typing tasks;
  • Assists in toileting of incontinent children;
  • Assists children in daily living skills;
  • Helps in feeding children who need this service;
  • Assists in transporting non-ambulatory or developmentally disabled children;
  • Assists students with behavioral management needs;
  • May supervise students in various settings such as classroom, hall, lunchroom, bus, playground, or parking lot

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Ability to establish good relationships with students and teachers; ability to readily acquire a familiarity with school and classroom routine; ability to read and write English; resourcefulness in conducting activities related to the teaching process; tact; courtesy; good judgment, physical condition sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Civil Service Title
Teacher Aides
Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 

A.) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma;


B.) Training or experience in an area which will be utilized to aid the teaching process.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS/BOCES: Per regulations of the Commissioner of Education, to be employed in a position designated by a school district or BOCES as involving direct contact with students, a clearance for employment from the State Education Department is required.

Application Procedure


NEW USERS: Click "APPLY NOW" to create your account by:

  1. Completing and submitting the correct general application type - SCHOOL RELATED PERSONNEL, and THEN
  2. Click "APPLY NOW" on the job posting AFTER submitting general application.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES FOR TEACHER/ADMINISTRATIVE APPLICANTS - Please provide at least three (3) names of principals and/or superintendents from all educational employment. For beginning teachers registered with a college placement office, please include reference letter from your student teacher supervisor(s) and/or cooperating teacher(s).

Job Category
Support Staff
Job Location
BOCES - District Wide

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