Assistants provide support for teachers, allowing the teachers to focus on lesson plans.
Assistants and aides provide two types of support. Clerical support involves grading assignments and maintaining records. Nonclerical support includes a variety of tasks from monitoring or supervising children at play or during lunch, or giving individual students help with their assignments. Many schools employ assistants or aides to work with special education students to better integrate them into the classroom.
General Salary Range: $17K – $39K*
* MN salary information sourced from CareerInfoNet.org