Instructional Assistant -Preschool Special Needs

Litchfield Elementary School District #79 • Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

  • Position Type:
    Support Staff (Instructional Asst.)/ Instructional Assistant-Special Education

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Mabel Padgett Elementary School

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
    When Filled

  •    New hires are placed per the attached placement chart based on verified years of experience up to 6 years experience. Current employees, please contact Human Resources for salary placement questions at 623-535-6011.

    Instructional Assistant Preschool Special Needs

    1. High School Diploma or GED.
    2. Must possess that special quality of empathy for and have the ability to establish rapport with children and adults.
    3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.

    Job Goal
    To cooperate with the certified teacher to remediate the deficiencies in the basic skills areas by providing individual and small group instruction.

    Performance Responsibilities
    1. Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially by the teacher.
    2. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing materials or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
    3. Serves as a source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
    4. Alerts the teacher to any problems or special information about an individual student.
    5. Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of certified teachers.
    6. Assists the teacher in preparing bulletin boards, copying materials, laminating, selecting software compatible with existing computer system, grading papers, and help in testing.
    7. Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom.
    8. Assists with monitoring of students as assigned by school administration.
    9. Other duties as may be assigned.

    Terms of Employment
    9 Months, Part-time, 7 hrs per day, 3 days per week Tues, Wed, Thurs
    Non-Exempt Position.Attachment(s):
    • 2020 WorkCal-R.pdf
    • PLACEMENT CHART - Classified Hourly 19-20.pdf


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