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402.11 - Education Assistants

The board may employ education assistants or other instructional support personnel to assist licensed personnel in non-teaching duties including but not limited to:

  • Managing and maintaining records, materials, and equipment;
  • Attending to the physical needs of students; and
  • Performing other limited services to support teaching duties when such duties are determined and directed by the teacher.

Education assistants [certified or non-certified] who hold a teaching certificate are compensated at the rate of pay established for the position as an education assistant.

It is the responsibility of the principal [or designee] to supervise education assistants.

Adopted: 3/06
Reviewed: 12/11; 4/13; 9/14; 12/16; 4/20; 4/23
Related Policy: Series 402
Legal Reference (Code of Iowa): §§ 279.8; 280.3, .14; 281 IAC 12.4(9); .5(9)
IASB Reference: 410.04