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Job Opening Information 2023-24 Substitute Teacher Aides (Continuous Recruitment)

Job Number

Position Title
2023-24 Substitute Teacher Aides (Continuous Recruitment)
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$15.42 per hour
Job Description

Position: Substitute Teacher Aide

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

Supervisor: Special Education Supervisor

Description: This is responsible work involving the performance of non-teaching tasks related 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 and materials;
  • Operates audio-visual equipment;
  • Directs students to classes;
  • 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 disables children;
  • Assists students with behavioral management needs;
  • May supervise students in various settings such as classroom, hall, lunchroom, bus, playground, or parking lot.

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.

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 in the teaching process.

Application Procedure

Apply online by completing the following two steps:

  1. Complete and submit the correct application type - SCHOOL RELATED PERSONNEL, and THEN
  2. Apply to the job posting

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
Job Location
BOCES - District Wide

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