1. Assist the teacher in managing classroom and instruction:
The paraprofessional should help the teacher manage the classroom by ensuring that students are on task and behaving appropriately. They can also assist with tasks such as distributing materials or keeping track of student progress.
2. Tutor students on subject matter as directed by the teacher:
If a student is struggling with a particular topic, the paraprofessional can step in to provide tutoring. This helps ensure that all students stay on track with the curriculum.
3. Serve as a model for student behavior:
The paraprofessional should set a good example for students by behaving appropriately and following classroom rules.
4. Maintain order and discipline in the classroom:
It is important for the paraprofessional to maintain order in the classroom by intervening when necessary and redirecting students back to their work.
5. Monitor student progress and provide feedback to the teacher:
The paraprofessional should keep an eye on student progress and let the teacher know if any students are struggling or need extra help.
6. Assist with record keeping and other clerical tasks as needed:
The paraprofessional may be asked to help with tasks such as recording grades, copying materials, or filing paperwork.
7. Assist with preparing instructional materials:
The paraprofessional may be responsible for creating worksheets, assembling packets, or preparing other instructional materials.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the teacher or school administrator:
There may be other duties that are specific to the school or classroom that the paraprofessional is responsible for completing.