How to Become an Educational Assistant

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Educational Assistant Job Description

Educational assistants are responsible for performing duties of instructional nature, for which a teacher or other professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.


Educational Assistant Job Duties

• Prepare educational materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations

• Present subject matter to students, under the guidance of a teacher or other professional

• Tutor students individually or in groups in order to help them master assignment material, and to reinforce learning concepts

• Supervise students in the classroom, hallway, cafeteria and on field trips, in order to ensure that their behaviour is adherent to the code of conduct of their school

• Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress

• Participate in parent-teacher conferences in order to communicate the progress of a student, or any challenges they are facing


Scholarships for Becoming an Educational Assistant

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as an Educational Assistant. You can search for scholarships matched to any listed field(s) of study on our Education Scholarships page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Becoming an Educational Assistant: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming an Educational Assistant. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!



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