Education Assistant New Duties

Education Assistant New Duties

For you to execute your duties well as a teacher assistant or education assistant, you need to know your duties, roles and responsibilities. The Department of Basic Education has put in place some guidelines about the roles and duties of the education assistants. Read more below about education assistant duties in 2022.

List of Teacher Assistants Duties

Here is the list of teacher assistants duties revised for the current education assistants recruited in 2021 November. The contracts for Education Assistants and General School assistants have been extended from 1 April to 31 August 2022.

Education Assistant Duties

Prepare mark sheets, keeping of records and capturing of marks. Hand out workbooks/textbooks to learners. Hand out question papers, worksheets, class work books and marked scripts to learners. Help the teacher with the photocopying of question papers, worksheets etc. Make sure the classroom is safe, secure and clean. Make sure that the learners you are working with are able to engage in the learning at hand and stay on task.

Support the social and emotional development of learners and report any issues when necessary. Support the teacher in managing challenging learner behaviour and promoting positive behaviour. Guide and monitor pupil progress.

Carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources. Create displays and prepare classrooms for teaching and learning.

Listen to learners read, reading to them and telling them stories. Look after learners who have had accidents, need help, or are upset. Provide support outside of the classroom such as helping during exams or on school trips. Help with extracurricular activities such as after-school clubs and revision sessions. To assist with teaching and learning programs in the school


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