Instructional Assistant-Special Education Autism (2024/2025)

Job | Posted a month ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Special Education


New hires are placed per the attached placement chart based on verified years of experience up to 6 years experience.  Current employees, please contact Human Resources for salary placement questions at 623-535-6011.

Terms of Employment:
9 months, 7 hrs per day, 5 days a week 


Important message for Internal Employees:
Leave Benefits
Only 8 hour positions and Student Transporters qualify for personal earned leave. 
If your new position is less than 8 hours per day, and you have been earning personal leave for less than 5 years, you will lose your personal earned leave. 
If your new position is less than 8 hours per day and you have been earning personal leave for more than 5 years:

  1. Contact the payroll department for more information about payout upon leaving the District in the future.
  2. You cannot access your personal leave while you are working in a position that is less than 8 hours.

Instructional Assistant-Special Education CrossCat-ED

1.  High School Diploma or GED.
2.  Must enjoy working with children.
3.  Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.
4.  Must be Highly Qualified.

Job Goal:
To assist the classroom teacher in instruction related duties as may be assigned.

Performance Responsibilities:

1.   Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially by the teacher.

  1. Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing materials or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
  2. Serves as a source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.
  3. Alerts the teacher to any problems or special information about an individual student.
  4. Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of certified teachers.
  5. Assists the teacher in preparing bulletin boards, copying materials, laminating, selecting software compatible with existing computer system, grading papers, and help in testing.
  6. Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom.
  7. Assists with monitoring of students as assigned by school administration.
  8. Other duties as may be assigned.

Posted By

Litchfield Elementary School District #79

272 E Sagebrush St , Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

At the following locations

Scott Libby Elementary School

272 E Sagebrush St , Litchfield Park, AZ 85340