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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 6 to 7.5  hours/day; 10 month, school calendar position


A teacher aide must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of all the students within the classroom, which may consist of the following:

  • May require heavy lifting (50 lbs or more), feeding, assisting with toileting, diapering, physical restraints, escorting and behavior management plans, getting up and down from the floor, walking with the student(s), getting into the swimming pool with the student(s)

  • TCI is required for all Teacher Aides positions

  • Helps teacher monitor class

  • Aids students in travel from bus to classroom and return

  • Assists individual students with work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, following teacher’s instructions

  • Helps students during lunch periods, gym, music, etc

  • Helps students to carry out prescribed physical exercises

  • Helps with daily living skills/hygiene

  • Follows medical protocols put in place

  • Carries out all other teacher designed and supervised activities


REPORTS TO:             Supervisor of Computer Services
LOCATION:             Bush Education Center
DESCRIPTION:       Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 7.5 hours per day, 12 months per year

The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall the employee be limited to only those examples listed here:

  • Provide first line troubleshooting and technical support (telephone and on site) for computer software and basic hardware issues for end users;
  • Create, revise, maintain and ensure accuracy of reports and queries as school districts request data analysis from software;
  • Maintain current knowledge on statewide reports and regulations;
  • Communicate with and assist school district administrators, principals, counselors and clerical staff as necessary;
  • Export and import data from various applications for shared use with other software programs on a regular basis;
  • Consult and troubleshoot with programmers, vendors and/or LAN staff on problems, changes or enhancement requests to software;
  • Develop and implement procedures for managing projects and report requests;
  • Test new software releases for vendor before general release;
  • Install software, updates and patches on end user machines;
  • Work independently to maintain servers and software applications;
  • Demonstrate specialized software applications to school administrators, teachers, counselors, and school district support staff;
  • Coordinate implementation of upgrades and conversions to new software;
  • Develop and implement procedures to maintain the integrity of data from year to year which includes informing district administrators of responsibilities and testing results upon completion;
  • Research, analyze, evaluate and consult with school district administrators and technology directors on available software for current and future needs;
  • Provide direction to less experienced staff on specifications and procedures for applications support, report writing, state reporting and query development;
  • Consult with district to schedule and conduct training on specialized computer software applications for school administrators, teachers, counselors, and school district support staff;
  • Attend bi-weekly technology meetings to discuss software changes, problems, state-mandated data collection issues and other information sharing;
  • Evaluate, order and maintain inventory supplies;
  • Attend instructional meetings and training classes to enhance current knowledge of software programs and apply this knowledge to aid the end user;
  • Create, revise, maintain and provide training manuals and documentation of specialized software applications;
  • Maintain and submit statistical and financial records to district personnel (superintendents, administrators, and clerical staff), New York State and the federal government. Information is also maintained for Computer Services budgeting purposes;
  • Interpret state and federal rules, regulations and mandates for reports such as SA129, NCLB, VADIR, Special Education, Health Mandates (Dental, BMI), etc;
  • Schedule meetings and consult with school district administrators to establish deadlines based on state and district requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    START DATE:                     As soon as possible



Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Greater Southern Tier BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ethnic group, disability, sex, religion, religious practice, marital status, sexual orientation, or age, or under the Boy Scouts Act, in its programs, activities, admission of students, or employment. Inquiries concerning the application of regulations prohibiting discrimination may be referred to BOCES' Civil Rights Compliance Officer, Doug Johnson (, 459 Philo Road, Elmira, NY 14903, (607) 739-3581 ext. 2273 or U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, Telephone: 646-428-3800, FAX: 646-428-3843; TDD: 800-877-8339, Email: