Teaching Assistant/ ESL

Madison County Schools
United States
Mar 25, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Job Role
Support Staff

Job Title: Teacher Assistant/ ESL

Reports To: Classroom Teacher/Lead Principal

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

  • College Degree Preferred
  • Bi-lingual Preferrred
  • Strong communication, both oral and in written, skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, parents, and members of the community.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching

  • Demonstrates motivation and enthusiasm with a genuine passion for teaching young learners.
  • Demonstrates the ability to create a child-centered classroom.
  • Facilitates children's physical, cognitive and social and emotional learning through lessons designed to sequentially develop skills appropriate to their ability and confidence levels.
  • Provides engaging, fun, and effective instruction that helps build a health and wellness foundation for young children.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education, rhythms and dance utilizing curriculum and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Provides maximum participation for all students; differentiates as needed to ensure all students experience success.
  • Analyzes, demonstrates, and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of games, rhythms, and fundamentals of body movement.
  • Develops engaging and effective lesson plans.
  • Provides ongoing formative feedback to students.
  • Demonstrates a growth mindset individually and supports this development with all students.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. 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 regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 55 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


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. The work environment is a standard office setting and school/classroom combined with a server room. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions, or working conditions associated with the job. The is not a contract or employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify, or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

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