DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
AIDE - English as a Second Language (ESL)
of routine to moderate difficulty in providing instructional
services and assistance in ways determined to be useful in
improving the quality of educational opportunities for students
participating in the English as a Second Language (ESL)
performed independently requiring some measure of initiative
under the guidance of the ESL teachers and general supervision of
the Site Administrator. The Site Administrator will at
least annually evaluate the ESL Aide's performance.
Tutor ESL students in various subject areas and study skills.
Reinforce instruction given by ESL and classroom teachers using a
variety of activities.
Monitor and evaluate participant progress; may plan, administer,
and collect test data including pre/post testing.
Maintain and update participant files and records from year to
Provide resource assistance as needed.
Communicate with ESL and regular classroom teacher regarding
Effective management of students under supervision including the
enforcement of school rules and district policies and issuance of
citations where required.
Assist with clerical duties related to the classroom environment
such as photocopying, stocking and inventory of materials,
with lesson planning and preparation.
related duties as assigned.
staff and students. Some contact with parents and the
CONDITIONS OF WORK
physical activity in a normal classroom environment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
knowledge of the English language; Some knowledge of the
educational environment. The ability to perform the
following work activities with or without reasonable
¨ Service and maintain the
confidence and cooperation of children.
¨ Organize and distribute
¨ Operate and maintain
standard office equipment.
¨ Follow oral and written
¨ Work cooperatively with
those contacted in the course of work.
¨ Work harmoniously with
children and staff.
¨ Work independently.
¨ Maintain regular
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND
experience working in an ESL program or similar program; and high
school graduation or equivalent; or any equivalent combination of
experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the work.
Period of Service
175 to 178 days
Range 11 or Range 14