Jr. High Computer Lab Aide...




PRIMARY PURPOSE: Work under general supervision to assist students and teachers in use of computers and educational software in campus computer lab. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification: High school diploma or GED Texas instructional aide certificate  
Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of basic computer operations and skills Ability to operate personal computer and educational software Ability to work with students and teachers effectively Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills  
Experience: Experience working with children preferred Experience in computer training preferred   

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: 
INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT

1.         Assist teachers and students in use of computers, printers, and instructional software.
2.         Work cooperatively with teachers to identify student placement in instructional software.
3.         Input data and maintain files on student progress and use of instructional programs.
4.         Maintain computer lab in a neat and orderly manner including bulletin boards and displays.
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
5.         Perform computer backups on a regular basis.
6.         Install a variety of computer programs following complex written instructions.
7.         Identify problems, troubleshoot and resolve routine problems, and arrange for maintenance and repair of computer equipment when needed.

STUDENT MANAGEMENT
8.         Manage student behavior in the computer lab.
9.         Help supervise students during arrival and dismissal from school.

OTHER
10.       Assist with office and workroom clerical duties as needed. 
11.       Maintain confidentiality.
12.       Participate in staff development, faculty meetings, and special events as needed.

MENTAL DEMANDS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Moderate standing; occasional kneeling, squatting, bending, and stooping
Motion: Moderate walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional moderate lifting and carrying (15–44 pounds)
Environment: Work inside; may occasionally work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather); exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.    




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