Instructional Assistant - #337889

Frederick County Public Schools

Date: 07/22/2021 19:00 PM

City: Keedysville, Maryland

Salary: $1,610 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 7972

  • Position Type:

    Instructional Support/Instructional Assistant

    Date Posted:



    Urbana High School

    Date Available:


    Closing Date:


    Probationary employees are not eligible to apply
    for vacancies during their probationary period.
    All education that is indicated on your application must be supported by attaching a scanned copy of your high school diploma, high school transcript or college transcript.

    Required Qualifications:
      High school diploma or equivalent (GED). (Note: minimum of 48 college credits, AA degree or passing of the ParaPro Assessment Test will be required for Title One Schools)
      Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely in both oral and written form
      Working knowledge of English, spelling, vocabulary and mathematics
      Willingness to participate in training programs or professional development designed by the principal or central office staff as it pertains to the job function
      Capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

    Preferred Qualifications:
      Familiarity with the FCPS policies, goals and programs

    Essential Functions:

    Under general direction of one or more certified classroom teachers and/or school administrator(s), an instructional assistant works with individuals or small groups of pupils and performs instructional or clerical work as assigned.

    Reporting directly to the Classroom Teacher/Administrator, the Instructional Assistant performs the following duties:
      Works with individuals and/or small groups of students under the supervision of a classroom teacher or building administrator
      Checks papers and monitors student progress
      Operates various office machines (may do some typing)
      Prepares and arranges materials for the day's instruction
      Assists in supervising recreational, outdoor, and free-time activities, as well as field trips
      Performs classroom duties such as reading, collecting money, taking attendance, correcting assignments, and scheduling parent-teacher conferences
      Monitors small or large groups of pupils so as to free the teacher to perform other duties
      Utilizes various computer programs to assist students, individually or in small groups
      Substitutes for teachers in emergency situations
      Prioritizes work assignments appropriately
      Completes appropriate amount of work in an efficient manner; seeks out additional assignments as time permits
      Demonstrates support for the organization and its goals; accepts constructive criticism
      Reports promptly for work, utilizes time wisely and maintains an acceptable attendance pattern
      Maintains confidentiality of student information

    Other Functions:
      May be requested to provide class coverage
      Performs other duties as assigned by the Classroom Teacher/Administrator.


      7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m


      Support Salary Scale, Grade 5, 10-month position (189 days – 7 hours / day)
      Starting Salary $16.10 / hour


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