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Title
Substitute Aides

Description
JOB SUMMARY: The Aide assists the  
teacher(s) in a variety of ways to  
implement the instructional program  
including working directly with children in  
small groups or on a one-to-one basis; to  
establish effective rapport with students  
assigned to the classroom; to motivate  
students to develop attitudes and  
knowledge needed to provide a good  
educational foundation, in accordance  
with each pupil’s ability. The Aide assigned  
to a school bus assists with the  
supervision of student passengers on the  
bus, including securing student  
passengers in various types of restraint.  
All aides are expected to complete training  
relative to CPR, medication administration,  
and transportation aide duties. 
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Assists the teacher as needed with  
planning, preparation, and distribution of  
classroom materials. 
• Conduct learning activities with  
students according to established  
procedures. 
• Maintains regular attendance and  
complies with the Employee Code of  
Conduct. 
• Maintains an environment that is safe  
for students and conducive to learning. 
• Anticipate and effectively address  
unforeseen crises associated with working  
with large groups of children. 
• Assist with supervision and  
instruction of children: copying, cutting,  
coloring, etc., to construct materials and  
bulletin boards. 
• Provide individualized and small- 
group instruction to reinforce skills that  
have been taught by the teacher. 
• Assist in implementing lessons based  
on district and school objectives and to  
address students’ learning needs. 
• Assist with supervision of student  
passengers on buses and maintain a safe  
traveling environment (If Applicable). 
 
 
 
 
• Attend in-services and workshops as  
directed. 
• Maintain confidentiality and adhere to  
FERPA Regulations. 
• Assist the teacher in supervision of  
children in the classroom and in various  
locations in the school including, but not  
limited to, instructional areas, cafeteria,  
playground and bus. 
• Assist with bus duty, hall monitoring,  
lunchroom duty, playground duty and  
other duties assigned by the building  
supervisor or principal. 
• Ability to effectively present  
information and respond to questions from  
administrators, students, staff and the  
general public consistent with the duties  
of this position. 
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply and  
divide in all units of measure consistent  
with the duties of this position. 
• Ability to apply concepts such as  
fractions, percentages, ratios, and  
proportions to practical situations  
consistent with the duties of this position. 
• Ability to interface effectively with  
other departments, school personnel,  
maintenance staff and business contacts  
outside of Upshur County Schools. 
• Ability to work with children and  
ability to work with adults. 
• Ability to work with individuals and  
groups of students to support academics  
and behavior management. 
• Ability to demonstrate patience while  
working with children. 
• Ability to learn new skills; flexibility  
and willingness to perform a variety of  
tasks. 
• Ability to work well with others, follow  
written and oral directions and complete  
assignments given. 
• Ability to establish and maintain  
effective working relationships with  
students, peers, parents and staff  
members. 
• Ability to solve practical problems and  
deal with a variety of concrete variables in  
situations where only limited  
standardization exists consistent with the  
duties of this position. 
• Ability to interpret a variety of  
instructions whether furnished in written,  
oral, diagram, or schedule form consistent  
with the duties of this position. 
• Ability to accurately perform assigned  
tasks. 
• Ability to perform duties in a full  
compliance with county requirements and  
Board Policies. 
• Ability to promote harmonious  
working relationships with staff and  
outside business representatives. 
• Oral and written communication skills  
consistent with the duties of this position. 
• Interpersonal relationship skills  
consistent with the duties of this position. 
• Other duties and responsibilities  
assigned by the principal/transportation  
supervisor/immediate supervisor. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
High School diploma or equivalent,  
pursuant to WV Code §18A-2-5; Criminal  
background check conducted pursuant to  
WV Code §18-5-15c; Meet the definition  
of “Qualifications” in WV Code §18A-4- 
8b; demonstrated competency, pursuant  
to WV Code §18A-4-8e (state-approved  
competency test) as required.  
 
To perform this job successfully, an  
individual must be able to perform each  
essential duty satisfactorily. The  
requirements listed below are  
representative of the knowledge, skill,  
and/or ability required.  

Job Location or School Name
Upshur County Schools

City
Buckhannon

County
Upshur

Qualifications
Persons must be certified in  
the  
respective subject area.

Salary
Commensurate with degree and experience

Closing Date
2019-10-25

Comments
Posting #SS201001 
 
A complete posting can be  
found at all Upshur County  
Schools locations. 
 
Applicants for professional  
positions shall submit: 
Professional Bid Sheet(see  
website), 
letter of application, copy  
of certification,  
transcript

Apply to
Dr. Debra Harrison 
Upshur County Schools 
Assistant Superintendent 
102 Smithfield Street 
Buckhannon, WV 26201

Job URL
http://www.upshurschools.com

County Contact Email
dmharrison@k12.wv.us

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