JobID 2875 : AVID Assistant (Grant Position) (#1829407)

Job | Posted 7 days ago

POSITION:  AVID Assistant (RMHS) (Grant Position)   16.25 hrs/wk      Grade 3     10 Month
ASSIGNMENT:  Temporary Assignment:  November 15, 2019 - May 29, 2020

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position involves the performance of a variety of tasks in support of enhanced student academic achievement.  This employee is expected to interact with students in an appropriate manner while maintaining discipline.  There is considerable contact with staff and students.  AVID Assistants monitor and assist students academically under the direction of a certified staff member and perform related clerical tasks.  This employee must exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in performing duties and keep informed of procedures and requirements.

  • High school diploma or equivalent. (Note:  The State and NCLB-approved paraprofessional designation is not required for the AVID Assistant position.)
  • Experience or training which provides knowledge of the subject matter (study skills, college prep).
  • Ability to work effectively, demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills, and communicate clearly and distinctly with staff and students.
  • Ability to project a positive image of the district to staff and students as well as exhibit a positive employee attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with up-to-date computer systems.

Assists students in tutorial sessions by performing the following duties.
  1. Provides individualized or small-group tutoring at the direction of licensed teachers.
  2. Monitors students' work.
  3. Keeps records of student attendance and participation.
  4. Attends one day-long AVID Tutorology training session prior to assuming duties.
  5. Helps organize field trips and perform some administrative duties as needed.

Please be aware that as a requirement of your application you will be invited to complete a digital interview via RIVS.  The invitation will come to your email and the RIVS system gives you five (5) calendar days to complete the interview from the time the invitation is issued.  Keep in mind that the interview must be completed before you can submit your application, even if the interview expiration is beyond the date of the application deadline. Therefore, all your application materials, interview included, must be submitted by the application deadline.
The current RIVS interview cycle began in March 2017.  If you previously completed this interview it is still valid and satisfies the digital interview requirement for submission of application.
If you previously received an invitation and didn’t complete the interview you will need to request an extension. Please email to request an extension.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our district.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity,
sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Posted By

Township High School District 214

2121 S Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4205
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$24,049 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246