Instructional Assistant I - Kindergarten - General Pool (2023-2024 SY)
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Job Description:

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


  • Education: Community College and/or Vocational School degree with study in the 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. restrooms, 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.

Public Health Compliance

  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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