ESL Pre-K Teacher Assistant

Dallas Independent School District



  • Assist in conducting intensified learning experiences for students in assigned area and relieve certified teacher of various tasks that are primarily non-instructional in nature
  • Assist teacher and students in achieving the objectives of the program or activities
  • Maintain discipline in the absence of the teacher
  • Tutor students individually or in small groups to reinforce and follow-up learning activities
  • Help students with their daily work and in finding activities appropriate for their homework
  • Review class activities and daily homework
  • Supervise class breakfast and lunch activities
  • Talk to parents to provide updates on the student’s progress, homework, and social behavior
  • Distribute informative letters to parents regarding their child’s progress
  • Assist in filing and organizing materials for record retention and distribution
  • Assist in maintaining student records, attendance, and files
  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position

Salary commensurate with education and experience 

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.


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Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).



  • Accredited Senior High School Diploma or equivalent (U.S.A. equivalency), plus one of the following: Associate degree, 48 college credit hours, pass an academic assessment
  • Paraprofessional certificate required from State Board of Certification
  • One year of experience working with children
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of child growth/development and behavior characteristics
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse ethnic groups
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position
  • Demonstrated initiative and a willingness to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills both in oral and written form
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Demonstrated flexibility to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Demonstrated willingness to remain current with the latest developments in the profession

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