The board may employ education aides or other instructional support personnel to assist licensed personnel in non-teaching duties, including, but not limited to:
1. managing and maintaining records, materials and equipment;
2. attending to the physical needs of children; and
3. performing other limited services to support teaching duties when such duties are determined and directed by the teacher.
Education aides who hold a teaching certificate shall be compensated at the rate of pay established by the Master Contract for their position as an education aide. It shall be the responsibility of the principal to supervise education aides.
A person who holds a teaching certificate shall be considered a classified employee when employed as an education aide. The requirements stated in the Working Agreement between employees in that classified collecting bargaining unit and the board regarding the compensation of such employees will be followed.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 279.8; 280.3, .14 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.4(9); .5(9).
Cross Reference: 411.2 Classified Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection
Reviewed: 11-13-06, 1-23-12, 11-28-16