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Company: Oakland Unified School District
Location: Oakland, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Ref: PCN7599

IN-HOUSE VACANCY - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Due to union restrictions, this position is only available to current employees of this school district for the first 5 days following the posted date. Applications submitted by job seekers not currently employed by the school district will not be considered during this time period.


Instructional Assistant – Adult and Career Education


Site or Program Administrator


Site Based


Classified - SEIU




10 month, 205 days, 6.0 hours


Revised June 27, 2007


Range 1, 3, 5 or 6:

K12I (based on 10 months, 205 days, 7.5 hours work year)

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of a Principal, assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of students in a classroom or other learning environment; assist teachers with the preparation of instructional materials; tutor students in assigned subject areas.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).

E = Essential Functions

Tutor individual or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; monitor and oversee student drills, practices and assignments. E

Perform a variety of clerical duties such as preparing, typing and duplicating instructional materials, scoring papers and recording grades; maintain student files as assigned. E

Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas and displays, operating audio-visual equipment, and distributing and collecting paper, supplies, and materials; confer with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet student needs. E

Administer, monitor and score a variety of tests and assignments; rephrase materials and explain instructions and words. E

Observe and control the behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior. E

Operate a variety of office, instructional and audio-visual equipment as assigned. E

Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures.

Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring lunchroom, recess, and other playground activities as assigned; accompany students on field trips as assigned. E

Participate in staff meetings; attend various in-service meetings as assigned. E

Perform related duties as assigned.



Meet Highly Qualified requirement of No Child Left Behind: A high school diploma, or equivalent AND a) an Associate of Arts degree or higher, or b) 48 or more college units, or 3) a passing score on a test (CBEST, ParaPro or CODESP)

Employment eligibility will include being fingerprinted, passing a TB test and/or other employment clearance requirements.


Personal appearance, grooming, and language patterns, which will provide a satisfactory example to pupils.



Child guidance principles and practices

Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language, and reading

Safe practices in classroom and playground activities

Basic instructional methods and techniques

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Basic record-keeping techniques

Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct

Operation of office, instructional and audio-visual equipment


Assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom or assigned learning environment

Reinforce instruction to individual or small groups of students as directed by the teacher

Print and write legibly

Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately

Understand and follow oral and written directions

Learn the procedures, functions, and limitations of assigned duties

Communicate effectively with children and adults

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Work confidentially and with discretion

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Supervise and discipline students according to approved policies and procedures

Operate office, instructional and audio-visual equipment


Hearing and speaking to exchange information

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment and demonstrate activities

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students

Sitting at a desk, conference table, or in classrooms of various configurations for extended periods of time

Distinguishing colors, seeing and reading a computer screen, educational materials, books, and other printed matter, with or without vision aids and seeing to monitor students

Speaking in audible tones, comprehensible to others, in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone.

Walking on uneven terrain, play yards, and school grounds, or standing for long periods of time

Physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds or carry any object weighing up to 15 pounds

Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally

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