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St. Pius X Catholic School

Job Summary

The teacher’s aide fulfills the mission of the school by assisting the classroom teacher in planning, guiding, and evaluating the learning process of the students in the Catholic school for whom the teacher is responsible within the framework of the school’s philosophy, organization, and curriculum. The teacher’s aide helps the teacher prepare instructional materials, assists with students, and supports learning activities that have been defined by the teacher.  The position is hired and evaluated by the principal.

Essential Duties

  • Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school
  • Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding school matters
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other professionals
  • Monitors and assists individual students in small instructional groups to support learning activities
  • Supervises students at lunch, recess, and in routine movement
  • Performs clerical tasks, prepares instructional materials and bulletin boards as indicated by the classroom teacher
  • Meets staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese/local administration
  • Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits

Essential Duties (continued)

  • Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff
  • Maintains current and accurate records according to school policy
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning
  • Demonstrates a willingness to respond to individual learning needs
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, and colleagues in an instructional setting
  • Ability to follow directions and handle multiple tasks
  • Possesses proficient technology skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Able to work well with others in the school community
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process
  • Skill in organizing and relating information in an understandable format
  • Classroom Assistant Job Description (Continued Page 2 of 2)
  • Skill in job appropriate technology
  • Skill in critical thinking and planning

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • None required

If interested, please fill out the online application and contact Mr. Robert Rogers, Principal at St. Pius X Catholic School