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Education Assistant I

  • Education Assistant I
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$20,544.00 – $32,880.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$856.00 – $1,370.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level technical work assisting a teacher in a classroom setting and may involve assisting with group or individual instruction under close professional supervision.

Job Duties

Assists in the preparation of educational and teaching materials.

Obtains and prepares educational equipment and/or machines as required.

Corrects completed work of students.

Prepares behavioral/participation notes and records of achievement; compiles reports and other information.

Maintains inventory of educational materials, supplies, equipment, and library books; obtains replacements as required.

Prepares attendance records and checks on tardy or absentee students.

Assists teachers in classroom work and may be assigned responsibility for specific sessions of instruction of students as a training function under close supervision.

Receives close supervision from a professional teacher or Education Assistant II.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

30 or more earned credit hours from an accredited college or university.


Six or more months of experience in group work with children, adolescents, or adults in a classroom setting, playgrounds, summer camps, or institutions; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of the techniques involved in supervising students in a classroom setting.

Ability to use correct English, spelling, and grammar.

Ability to understand simple instructions.

Ability to learn assigned tasks within a reasonable time period.

Ability to conform to prescribed educational practices and routines.

Ability to learn the operation and use of appropriate educational equipment and related materials.

Ability to prepare and maintain records, compile reports, and perform related clerical tasks.

Ability to make arithmetic computations and tabulations accurately.

Ability to communicate effectively with other employees and the general public.

Ability to learn the techniques for establishing and maintaining constructive relationships with children, adolescents, and/or adults.

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