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Education Assistant II

This information is for reference only. These classifications are no longer valid and were replaced 7/1/2020.

  • Education Assistant II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$23,976.00 – $38,028.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$999.00 – $1,584.50
Pay Grade: 

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This is mid-level technical work assisting a teacher in a classroom setting and involves specific supervised sessions of instruction of students with minimal supervision.

Job Duties

Assists in the preparation of educational and teaching materials.

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

Corrects completed work of students and assigns additional work.

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.

Observes individual students in oral-reading assignments.

Conducts prepared lessons for individuals or small groups in the presence of a teacher.

Supervises students using computers, tape recorders, and other teaching equipment.

Tutors students in basic skills using methods and materials prescribed.

Supervises students when the teacher is temporarily absent from the classroom.

Provides one-on-one intervention for a student who is losing control in a group setting and needs to be temporarily removed from the over-stimulating situation.

May be assigned to follow educational plans on a "substitute teacher" basis for limited periods under close supervision.

Assists in supervising students on educational trips.

Administers informal tests or periodic achievement reviews under the direction of a teacher.

Receives general supervision from a professional teacher.

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.)

Two or more years of experience as an Education Assistant I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


60 or more earned credit hours or an Associate degree from an accredited college or university, including six earned credit hours in Teaching Methods, Educational Psychology, Child or Human Development, or in a closely related field.


Two or more years of technical experience assisting a professional teacher in a classroom setting; 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 and follow instructions.

Ability to learn assigned tasks quickly.

Ability to conform to prescribed educational practices and routines.

Ability to operate 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 establish and maintain constructive relationships with children, adolescents, and/or adults.

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