Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0136
Post Date 10/4/2017
Title Instructional Assistant - Sacramento, Modesto, Stockton
Job Type Full-Time and Part-Time
Part Time No
School Year Immediate, 2017-18
School/Location Aspire Public Schools
City Stockton, Modesto, Sacramento
State CA
Description Supports classroom teacher(s) in providing a high quality, personalized education program for students. Upholds the mission and values established by Aspire Public Schools.


1. Supports classroom systems/procedures and helps manage student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning
2. Develops and implements lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with California State Standards and Aspire Instructional Guidelines
3. Assesses students regularly in accordance with Aspire guidelines and analyzes assessment data
4. Collaborates with Aspire team members to improve own and others’ instructional practices; shares best practices
5. Helps classroom teacher(s) provide students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress
6. May help track critical student information and maintain accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with Aspire procedures
7. Identifies unique student needs and collaborates with other team members and outside service providers to , diagnoses and address learning challenges
8. Assists with planning and executing differentiated instruction for students with a variety of needs, including small group or one-on-one instruction
9. Teaches students in the after school program, especially intervention and acceleration for students below grade level
10. Supports a school-wide culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students; works with College and Academic Counselor to support students with academic progress and college application processes
11. Teaches or co-teaches Advisory class with the objective of developing students’ character and habits
12. Actively participates in professional development activities, including: training sessions and working with lead teacher, principal, instructional coaches
13. Works towards career as an educator, which may include enrolling in teacher credential program
14. Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior
15. Perform other related duties as required and assigned
Requirements 1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities
-Knowledge of child cognitive development and different learning styles
-Basic computer skills (MS Word, Web Navigation, etc.)
-Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
-Ability and willingness to reflect and improve
-Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
-Computer and Internet search skills

2) Minimum educational level:
-Bachelors degree

3) Experience required:
-1+ year working with students as a teacher, teacher intern, or teaching assistant preferred

Notes NOTE: Aspire Public Schools hires both part-time and full-time Instructional Assistants. You may be contacted by more than one school site. Because the hours vary greatly among schools, please be sure to ask about the work schedule if contacted by a hiring manager for an interview.
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