Assoc Classroom - SY 2024-25

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

Nashville, Tennessee

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Date Posted July 09, 2024
Industry K-12: Public Schools
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Job Title:


Revision Date:

January, 2023

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Salary Plan:


Revised By:

Amber Tyus

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Comp Reviewed By:

Wayne Birch

Funding Source:

Work Location:


(2) Department funded and working in schools & other locations

Duration; # of months

10 months

Work Schedule Code


Job Summary: Associate—Classroom works directly in a classroom to fill vacancies created when teachers are absent or on leave from the workplace. Associate—Classroom will need to be flexible in filling short-term and/or long-term needs of a school. They may be asked to cover prep periods, provide lesson plans, engage in student supervision and/or instruction, proctor or administer student assessments, grade lessons or exams and enter results into records, attend parent conferences, collaborate with instructional team for planning, or other related duties.

Reports to: School Building Administrator or Designee

Department Name: Division of Schools

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required. Regular and reliable attendance is an expectation of the job.

Job Duty/Resp. 1:

Perform various instructional support tasks as assigned to facilitate the effective teaching of applicable subject matter and to maintain appropriate classroom environment. Provide tutoring/intervention services for students, as needed.

Job Duty/Resp. 2:

Work with instructional leaders to plan daily lessons to meet the needs of all students. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.

Job Duty/Resp. 3:

Follow the daily schedule (academic and supervisory), class rolls, lesson plans, and other information for the day’s activities as provided by the classroom teacher or school administration. Proctor and grade examinations or lessons and enter results into the appropriate classroom records. Record attendance according to school policy.

Job Duty/Resp. 4:

Establish and enforce rules of behavior and procedures for maintaining effective classroom management to encourage student participation, minimize distractions, and maintain a positive learning environment.

Job Duty/Resp. 5:

Participate in meetings and/or assisting with school events as required

Job Duty/Resp. 6:

Supervise students both in and out of the classroom.

Job Duty/Resp. 7:

Establish and maintain satisfactory, respectful working relationships within the school environment and comply with all MNPS policies and state and federal laws.

Job Duty/Resp. 8:

Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

Education (training/degree): Required minimum: Bachelor’s degree required or a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited institution verified by an original transcript. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Director of Schools may find appropriate and acceptable.

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required: None.

Experience: 1-3 years of work experience required.

Skills Required:

Ability to communicate orally and in writing with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan, organize and establish priorities related to assignment. Basic understanding and knowledge of current technology. Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner. Knowledge of School Board policies and practices as they relate to teaching. Ability to handle problems, concerns and emotional distress with sensitivity and tact. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to assist in writing and following through with Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimum supervision. Ability to handle multiple tasks in a professional and courteous manner. Ability to answer a telephone in a professional and courteous manner.

General Skills, Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts

Data Responsibility:

Level 2: Collects, classifies, and formats data or information.

People Responsibility:

Level 4: Mentors others by advising, counseling, or guiding them regarding problems that may be resolved by scientific or other professional principles.

Assets Responsibility:

Level 3: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, tools, and vehicles.

Mathematical Requirements:

Level 3: Uses basic algebra calculating variables and formulas, and/or basic geometry, calculating plane and solid figures; may compute discounts, interest, ratios and proportions, and percentages.

Communications Requirements:

Level 3: Negotiates or exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.

Complexity of Work:

Level 4: Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Impact of Decisions:

Level 4: Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage (if applicable):

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Safety of Others:

Level 2: Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Text Box: Kronos Set Up Data:

Meal Deduction – Most Bransford office and district level employee have a meal deduction.  They are scheduled 8.5 hours per day and get an hour lunch. Itinerants and retirees get a 30 minute lunch period and therefore do not have a meal deduction. All school based employees will not have a meal deduction.   Auto Meal Deduction

Travel – Itinerant non-exempt employees who travel will be using the time clock differently than others and are paid for travel time between work locations.    Employee does not or seldom travels

Compensatory Time vs. Overtime (Support Non-Exempt Employees only) – Does this department have overtime budgeted, i.e. Maintenance, Transportation, Food Service.  If not, employees accrue comp time only.   Exempt Employee - can not accrue comp or overtime 

Restrictions – Should employee be restricted to punch in and out within 7 minutes of their schedule start and end times?   No, Do not restrict punches 

Employee Type – Clock, phone, supervisor, etc.  Time Stamp

Timekeeper – Is the employee a timekeeper?	No

ADA Requirements/Compliance

Physical Demands:

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Unavoidable Hazards:

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Sensory Requirements:

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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.