Job Posting Description, PreK Instructional Assistant
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
Job Locations
To Be Determined
Application Open: 03/23/2021, Filing Deadline: (none)
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 Job # Description
566 PreK Instructional Assistant

POSITION TITLE:                    PreK Instructional Assistant (3 positions fall 2021)

CONTRACT LENGTH:               School Year 

LOCATION:                              To Be Determined

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISORS:   Principal, Certified teacher, Director of Early Learning         


  • Monitor students during arrival, recess and dismissal times
  • Assist in classroom instruction under the general education guidelines under the direct supervision of a certified teacher
  • Assist students in following classroom schedule   
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Follow all employee practices listed in the Paraprofessional Employee Agreement
  • Work in close physical proximity of the classroom teacher
  • Follow the teacher’s plan and help evaluate the achievement of students with whom the instructional assistant works      


  • Support the needs of students in the building as directed
  • Assist substitute teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Assist students as needed to achieve learning goals
  • Use positive reinforcement
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the elements of effective instruction to assist teaching and learning as developed by the certified staff
  • Collect data for differentiated learning, student selection and evaluation as requested
  • Maintain adequate records on student work and work cooperatively with student services staff members and/or outside agencies as required                                       


  • High School diploma
  • Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education (preferred)
  • Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing in school readiness, positive behavior interventions and appropriate redirections for preK students.
  • Willingness to participate in pre and ongoing training programs

Works in standard office and school building environments. Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours.  Must be able to handle stress.            


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