Job Description

Position Type: Support Staff
Location: Districtwide, 85031
Date Posted: 5/16/2020
Date Available: Immediately
Date Closing: Until Filled


CLASSIFIED INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT K-8

JOB GOAL
To provide instructional assistance in a classroom setting. There may also be some translation for both oral and written communication.

QUALIFICATIONS
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 preferred.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists teacher by helping with classroom instruction and working with children during instructional activities.
  • Monitors children’s behavior inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Assists with clean-up and other related tasks following daily activates.
  • Prepares classroom for activities, including organizing assignments and preparing homework folders.
  • Creates bulletin boards, maintains materials and supplies, contacts parents and may make copies.
  • May attend in-service training sessions
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
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 student’s proficiency in designated activities.
 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable Cartwright School District and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills.
  • 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Positions in this class typically require: stooping, reaching, pulling, lifting, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
  • 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.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to blood and other body fluids.

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.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
REPORTS TO: Site Administrator
LOCATION: Distritc-wide
SUPERVISES: NA
CALENDAR: 9 Month; Non-benefited; 5.5 hours
JOB CATEGORY: Classified
BEGINNING SALARY: $12.57
BENEFITS: As approved by the Governing Board
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Until filled
 
 

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