JobID 11101 : Instructional Aide - recommendation pending (#2016268)

Job | Posted 23 days ago
Job Type


Monday-Friday / 6.5 hours per day

  • Starting Pay: $10.97 (Based on education and experience)
Annual raise
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life benefits
Potential for internal movement within company
Growth development
Summers off
Spring/Winter breaks off
Paid personal day + sick leave
KPERS Retirement

The job of Instructional Aide was established for the purpose/s of providing additional educational support for those students in grades kindergarten through sixth grades in large classrooms and/or who are not performing at grade level in reading and math. In addition, the instructional aides support the schools’ program by assisting in the recess activity program and filling in for the office staff as needed and/or assigned.
Essential Functions
  • Assesses students in reading and math using a variety of tools (e.g. assessments, running records, etc.) for the purpose of determining student progress and learning needs.

  • Collaborates with and takes direction from classroom teachers for the purpose of aligning small group and individual instruction with classroom needs.

  • Coordinates with the building principal or other appointed supervisor for the purpose of prioritizing students to be included in the small groups.

  • Gathers materials for lessons, with the support from the classroom teacher, for the purpose of instructing students at levels appropriate to their needs.

  • Meets with students usually in small groups for the purpose - of working on specific areas of need.

  • Monitors recess for the purpose of ensuring a safe and healthy recess time.

  • Performs a variety of tasks, appropriate to the role of instructional aide (e.g. lunchroom duty, copying materials, laminating, filling in for office staff during lunch hour, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Other Functions
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include - administer first aid; customer service; effective listening; instructional techniques; interpersonal aptitude; managing projects/programs; and office practices.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percent’s, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: age appropriate activities/behaviors; codes/laws/rules/regulations/policies; curriculum and instructional methods; English grammar/punctuation/ spelling/vocabulary; health standards; instructional media/equipment; office equipment/software; office practices; and safety practices.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include - adaptability/flexibility; communication with persons of diverse backgrounds/knowledge/skills; confidentiality; dealing with frequent interruptions; decision making; detail oriented; multi-tasking; motivating others; organizing; prioritization; reliability; taking initiative; teamwork; willingness to learn effective instructional strategies; and meeting schedules/deadlines.
Education High school diploma or equivalent.
Notification Statement of Non-discrimination
The Olathe Public Schools prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity in its programs, activities or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups to its facilities as required by: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Equal Access Act of 1984 and other relevant state and federal laws as amended. Inquiries regarding compliance with applicable civil rights statutes related to race, ethnicity, gender, age discrimination, sexual orientation, gender identity or equal access may be directed to Staff Counsel, 14160 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe, KS 66063-2000, phone 913-780-7000. All inquiries regarding compliance with applicable statutes regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, 14160 S. Black Bob Rd. Olathe, KS 66063-2000, phone 913-780-7000. Interested persons including those with impaired vision or hearing, can also obtain information as to the existence and location of services, activities and facilities that are accessible to and usable by disabled persons by calling the Assistant Superintendent of Support Services. (03/19)

Posted By

Olathe School District 233

14160 Black Bob Road, Olathe, KS 66063-2000
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,848 (USD)

State Average: $12,231 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%


State Average: 231