Instructional Aide - ELL

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Start Date


6.5 hours a day - Monday - Friday 
Starting hourly wage: $10.97 (Based on education and experience) 
Eligble for: 
- Benefits
- Retirement
- Paid leave 

Purpose Statement

The job of Instructional Aide ELL 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, percents, 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

Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or
coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact
on the Organization’s services.

Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 34% sitting,
33% walking, and 33% standing. The job is performed in hazardous conditions.

Posted By

Olathe Unified School District 233

15800 W 124th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,231

% ELL Students


State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%


State Average: 231