Instructional Aide

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Title: Instructional Assistant/Aide

Qualifications: Position requires working with PreK - Grade 3 students and may involve toilet training / diapers.

  • High School diploma required. Associates Degree preferred.
  • Teacher Substitute or Paraprofessional licensure required.
  • Experience with Preschool age students preferred.
  • Involvement with Preschool for All program preferred.
  • Spanish speaking / writing preferred
  • Shall have computer skills and type with accuracy.
  • Shall be able to respect and keep sensitive matters confidential.
  • Shall be able to interact in a positive way with students, staff and parents and exhibit high level of patience.
  • Shall demonstrate a joy for books, learning and working with children.
  • Shall possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Prior to employment, all non-certified personnel must have a physical examination.

Reports to: Principal

Job Goal: To provide a well-organized, functioning environment in which teachers and students can take advantage of instructional resources.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Maintains discipline and study skills as designated by the Principal.
  • Circulates and assist students as directed by teachers, and other school personnel.
  • Assist students and staff in selecting and using materials.
  • Assist teachers with students during literacy/intervention time to include, small reading/writing/technology groups, recess, lunch, arrival and dismissal, etc.
  • Performs light housekeeping duties of dusting shelves, sanitizing toys, keeping desks and/or tables cleaned and orderly manner, and keeping all storage areas and files neatly organized.
  • Changes bulletin board (s) displays regularly and as requested by the teacher and/or the building Principal.
  • Keeps all records and statistics, maintains all files and submits all reports as requested by the Principal and/or Administrators.
  • Collaborate with the PreK secretary to ensure accuracy of student files and contact information.
  • Reports needed to the Principal and/or appropriate person.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the building Principal.

Terms of Employment: Works the approved school calendar.
The Instructional Assistant is a 180-day employee (pro-rated due to late start).

Work hours are 8:00-3:00pm.

Salary by contract as approved by the Board of Education

Evaluation: Evaluated annually by the Principal and/or designee

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Fairmont School District 89

735 Green Garden Place , Lockport, IL 60441

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Fairmont School District 89

735 Green Garden Place , Lockport, IL 60441

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246