Music Aide @ Farley & Indian Hills Elementary Schools

  • 7445 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 is a district consisting of 128 square miles of suburban and rural areas in southwest Topeka and Shawnee county. Presently, we have 13 total attendance centers — one early childhood center, seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and two alternative learning centers.

Our schools reflect the commitment to excellence within our community. Above all, we strive for every student to succeed. If academic achievement and student body growth are indicators of success, we are reaching our goal. We consistently rank among the leaders in a variety of test scores including the ACT and SAT, as well as in National Merit Scholarships.

Job Description

TITLE: Teacher Aide II & III

REPORTS TO: Supervising Teacher

JOB GOAL: To provide a well organized, smoothly functioning class environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.


1. Under supervision of licensed teacher, prepare for classroom activities.

2. Work with small groups of students to reinforce materials initially introduced by the teacher.

3. Assist individual students in need of special attention.

4. Perform clerical duties and record keeping as assigned by the teacher.

5. Guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up by the teacher.

6. Access communication and instructional resources and support student use of computers.

7. Assist teacher with non-instructional classroom duties.

8. Check notebooks, correct papers, and supervise testing and make-up work.

9. Assist in drill work.

10. Assist with reading and storytelling.

11. Assist small groups of students under teacher’s supervision in library work.

12. Participate in in-service training programs.

13. Assume responsibility for maintaining classroom control when the cooperating teacher is out of the classroom for short periods of time.

14. Communicates effectively with supervising teacher about classroom and student

Issues, and communicates with students in a manner that supports learning.

15. Perform other duties as assigned.

*This position is for the 2020-2021 school year.

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 7 hours/day, 9 months/year (benefits-eligible)

SALARY: $10.00/hour

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated by the supervising teacher and the building principal.



1. College Degree (III) high school diploma or equivalent (II).

2. Demonstrated aptitude for work to be performed.

3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as are determined to be appropriate and acceptable.


1. Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

2. Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

3. Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

4. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing/keyboarding or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole arm or hand.

5. Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

6. Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skins, particularly that of fingertips.

7. Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

8. Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or finger.

9. Medium work: Must move objects or the human body by exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly. The work requires sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, and/or stooping. Frequent changes in position may be required.

10. Minimum standard based on the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work for teachers.

11. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Additional Information

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.