Job Description

This is a 5.5 hour 9 month non-benefited position. 

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and completed at least two (2) years (60 semester hours) of study at an institution of higher education or obtained an associate’s or higher degree.

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

A

1

1

DEPARTMENT:

Varies

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Varies

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY:

Incumbents are responsible for providing instructional assistance in a classroom setting.  Incumbents may be responsible for translating oral and written communications.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Instructional Assistant is the first in a three level instructional aide series. The Instructional Assistant is distinguished from the Senior Instructional Assistant who provides instruction to children in in-school suspension or for performing a broad range of instructional activities in specialized subjects/settings.

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

 

 

1.

Assists teacher by helping with classroom instruction and working with children during instructional activities.

Daily

70%

 

 

 

2.

Monitors children’s behavior inside and outside of the classroom.

Daily

10%

 

 

 

3.

Assists with clean-up and other related tasks following daily activates.

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

4.

Prepares classroom for activities, including organizing assignments and preparing homework folders.

Daily

5%

 

 

 

 

5.

Creates bulletin boards, maintains materials and supplies, contacts parents and may make copies.

Occasion-ally

0 – 5%

 

 

 

6.

May attend in-service training sessions.

Varies       0-10%

 

 

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

 

 

 

7.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

 


 

POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MIGHT INCLUDE:

Positions assigned to the computer lab may be responsible for:

  • Setting up computer lab;
  • Scheduling classes and activities for the computer lab;
  • Assisting students in using computers and handling disks.

Positions assigned to English as a second language (ESL) may be responsible for:

  • Translating oral and written communications;
  • Administering and grading a variety of tests;
  • Assisting students with limited or no English skills.

Positions assigned to the library may be responsible for:

  • Shelving books;
  • Assisting students with book selections;
  • Checking books in and out of the library;
  • Repairing damaged books.

Positions assigned to PE may be responsible for:

  • Setting up activities related to physical education;
  • Assisting students in performing physical activities;
  • Assisting in evaluating students proficiency in designated activities.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

  • Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills.

 

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

  • Monitoring and assisting children with activities;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

 

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and completed at least two (2) years (60 semester hours) of study at an institution of higher education or obtained an associate’s or higher degree.

 

Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):

None Required.

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Incumbents may be subjected to blood and other body fluids.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

NOTE

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:

Draft prepared by Fox Lawson and Associates LLC (LM)

Date:  03/02



Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Part-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:00 AM
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