Instructional Assistant I - Kindergarten

Alexandria, Virginia
Oct 07, 2020
Nov 03, 2020
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description:

The Instructional Assistant I assists the classroom teacher with maintaining classroom order; presents direct instruction of supplied materials primarily in small groups; performs classroom clerical tasks; and monitors student behavior during non-classroom time.

  • Education: Community College and/or Vocational School degree with study in job related area, 48 college credits, or an Associate's degree.

Essential Functions:
  • Administers first aid as required to provide immediate care.
  • Assists children with disabilities on and off the bus.
  • Assists students with breakfast, lunch, snack, clean-up, lavatory, clothing, personal hygiene and wash-up.
  • Implements (under the supervision of the teacher) instructional programs and lesson plans.
  • Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. rest rooms, playgrounds, hallways, bus loading zones, cafeteria, parking lots, etc.) to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) in support of the teacher and/or administrator.
  • Provides verbal feedback and/or written documentation to inform teacher(s) and/or parents of students' progress.
  • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School
Salary Range:
$22,090.75 - $27,169.54 / Support SUP-13
Shift Type:

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