2021 Summer Instructional Assistant, Job Coach 18+ SELF - (Internal Applicants Only)

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
Instructional/Educational Coordination


Leander ISD is currently evaluating several potential models in light of the changing situation, and following guidance established by local, state and federal leaders. 
Regardless of what decisions are reached in order to open our campuses and operations, we must ask that all applicants, new employees, and current staff be prepared for
possible variations in campus assignments, hours of operations, and modifications to job duties among other considerations
Any of these possible changes may not be known until we move into the school year and certainly will depend upon any developments in managing COVID -19 restrictions and recommendations.

If hired, the State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49.00 will be charged for fingerprinting.
To serve as a career information and employability skills resource to students for the purpose of facilitating their attainment of lifelong employment skills and to directly coach employment skills in community work sites.

  • Ability to follow directions from multiple teachers and follow an assigned schedule.
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy.
  • Assist supervising teacher in devising appropriate job task analyses for each student.
  • Provide sequential training for respective jobs.
  • Work with work-based learning and supported employment services.
  • Evaluate and reassess progress in such areas as social skills, grooming, reliability, stamina, and task completion.
  • Drive students to workplace.
  • May be required to assist in crisis intervention.
  • May be required to attend SAMA training.
  • Assist with social strategies implementation as needed for individual students.
  • Must carry reliable communication tool (i.e. cell phone) so they can be contacted during travel time to ensure safety of the students.
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • None


  • TEA issued Educational Aide Certificate.
  • At least three years as SPED IA. 

 Ability to communicate effectively and manage multiple priorities and projects and work well with children, students, staff and parents.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands

May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
• Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
• Maintain emotional control under stress.
• Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
• Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
• Potential exposure to bodily fluids and communicable diseases.
• Occasional heavy lifting of students.
• May be required to lift 50-80 pounds unassisted.
• May be required to lift 81-200 pounds assisted.
• Work with frequent interruptions.
• Maintain emotional control under stress.
• Ability to Drive a LISD Suburban

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Leander ISD

P.O. Box 218 , Leander, TX 78646

At the following locations

Summer School

204 W South Street , Leander, TX 78641