TITLE:                                               Special Education Teacher Assistant




REPORTS TO:                                       Special Education Teacher and/or Administrator


JOB GOAL:                                            Assist teachers to provide an appropriate education and related services for students with disabilities.





        or performance.  Be trained and ready to respond if problems arise.


        teaching students to dress, feed and bathe themselves.



        instructional materials, instructional equipment, adaptive equipment and assist with

        the implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEP).


        periods, assemblies, recreation/play periods, and field trips.











      tracheotomy care, catheterization, feeding, positioning, hygiene, handling medical or     

      physical emergencies, and assisting with toileting.  [Assistance with toileting may be           

      required for students through 21 years of age and includes, but is not limited to,

      accompanying students to and from the restroom, removing clothing, lifting onto, securing

      on and lifting off toilets, cleaning and redressing; caring for intimate feminine hygiene,

      changing diapers and bathing and cleaning potties].


       putting away clean laundry and dishes, and some hand washing of laundry and dishes.


      assisting the students in feeding themselves, scraping trays, cleaning tables and floors.


      board and other classroom learning displays and decorations up to date, typing and filing.


      devices and other equipment; plan and decorate for parties and special events; and ASSIST



To ensure continuity of services, remote work may be necessary in the event of a health crisis or disruptive situation that requires the closing of school and/or office buildings. An employee’s eligibility for remote work will be determined by the superintendent of schools. Expectations and guidelines for remote work will be distributed by the employee’s supervisor, based on his/her role and responsibilities.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:       Nine months basis. 


EVALUATION:                                Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in  

                                                           accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy of     

                                                           Evaluation of Support Personnel.






Approved by: ______________________________________        Date: ___________________


Teacher Assistant’s Signature: _________________________        Date: ___________________











Putnam City School District I-1, Oklahoma