Instructional Assistant

Job | Posted 18 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


EASTCONN is seeking qualified candidates for the 2020-2021 school for Instructional Assistant positions responsible for providing support to one or more students in a special education setting with the Woodstock Academy Cooperative Program. This program is currently located in Danielson, CT with potential of returning to the Woodstock Academy Campus later this school year.  Responsibilities include supporting students in the areas of academic support in both in-person and virtual settings, social and behavioral growth and development.  The position will also provide support in work experiences, job shadows and functional life skills, both on campus and in the community.

Requirements for appointment:  Experience working with students with various levels of functioning and disabilities is preferred.  Successful candidates must have stamina to support active student schedules throughout the school day including multiple transitions and navigating various levels within a building. Duties include lifting up to 50 pounds in order to assist with transfers, mobility and toileting needs. Candidate must be flexible, able to work and communicate effectively with special education teachers and team, and serve as a positive role model for students. Must be eligible to obtain a Connecticut Public Passenger Endorsement (V) through the CT Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Posted By


376 Hartford Turnpike , Hampton, CT 06247

At the following locations

Woodstock Academy

57 Academy Road , Woodstock, CT 06281

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students

State Average: 14%



State Average: 479