Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Nashville, Tennessee

Date PostedJanuary 03, 2018
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified



DEPARTMENT NAME: Varies, School-Based

JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences): Performs duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct

services to students or parents. Serves in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the

design and implementation of educational programs and services.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by

the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.

Job Responsibility 1: Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of

teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.

Job Responsibility 2: Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and

gymnasiums, or on field trips.

Job Responsibility 3: Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups to help them

master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by

teachers. Provides extra assistance to students with special needs, such

as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental


Job Responsibility 4: Enforces administration policies and rules governing students.

Job Responsibility 5: Discusses assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate

instructional efforts.

Job Responsibility 6: Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and

materials to prevent injuries and damage.

Job Responsibility 7: Observes students' performance and records relevant data to assess


Job Responsibility 8: Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment,

and demonstrations. Organizes and supervises games and other

recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social



DATA RESPONSIBILITY: “Data Responsibility” refers to information, knowledge, and

conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental

creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral


Coordinates or determines time, place, or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data

and possibly executes determinations or reports on events.

PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITY: “People Responsibility” refers to individuals who have contact with

or are influenced by the position.

Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making

recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

ASSETS RESPONSIBILITY: “Assets Responsibility” refers to the responsibility for achieving

economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving considerable economies and/or preventing

considerable losses through the management of a minor department, and/or handling of very large

amounts of money.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: “Mathematics” deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms

and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.

Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.

COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: “Communications” involves the ability to read, write, and


Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports and business letters using proper format and

grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK: “Complexity of Work” addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity,

creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual


Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems

within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for

accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: “Impact of Decisions” refers to consequences such as damage to

property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or

death to individuals.

Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens.

EQUIPMENT USAGE: “Equipment Usage” refers to inanimate objects such as substances,

materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has

shape, form, and other physical characteristics.

Establishes methods and procedures for acquiring and handling machines, tools, equipment, or work aids

involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate


SAFETY OF OTHERS: “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety,

either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.

Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous enforcement of

the laws and standards of public health and safety.

SAFETY OF OTHERS: “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety,

either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.

Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous

enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and

education required for entry into the position.

Requires high school diploma, GED, or vocational training.


Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations

required to enter the position.

None or Praxis?

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work

experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable

expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.

Prior experience working with children is preferred.

More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the

position announcement as vacancies occur.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion and

coordination of limb and body movement.

Requires medium to heavy work involving exerting up to 70 pounds of force on a frequent basis

and exceptional dexterity and skill in operating machinery, tools, or equipment.

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work

environment that may cause illness or injury.

The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights,

intense noise levels, vibration, fumes or noxious odors, moving mechanical parts, electrical

shock, traffic, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch,

taste, and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.

The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color

perception, sense of smell, and texture perception.


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to

provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current

employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

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