Summer School – Elementary Instructional Assistant (21 positions)

Summer School – Elementary Instructional Assistant (21 positions)

02 May 2024
Oregon, Portland, 97201 Portland USA

Summer School – Elementary Instructional Assistant (21 positions)


2024 David Douglas Elementary School Summer School (multiple sites)

Summer School – Elementary School Instructional Assistant

Multiple Sites (21 positions to fill)

Required Planning: July 1st and 2nd - 8:15 am to 12:45 pm (Staff Meeting/Planning)

Schedule: Monday - Thursdays, July 8 - August 1, 8:15a, - 2:00pm, No School Fridays.

Pay: Class 8, starting at $19.67 per hour

Starting Date: July 1st, 2024


To support staff and students in a variety of educational capacities during DDSD Elementary Summer Academy Program.


● Assist the teacher in instructing and supporting students at varying grade levels.

● Instruct students in groups or individually

● Assist the teacher in monitoring the progress of students

● Provide input to the teacher on planning lessons and evaluating results

● Perform other tasks to assist the teacher, such as preparing teaching materials

● Assist in the supervision of students in the classroom

● Supervise students during meals, arrival, and dismissal

● Facilitate enrichment program

● Applicants must be able to commit to the summer school schedule

● If you have bilingual skills, duties may include providing oral and/or written interpretation and translation for students and their families.

● Perform other duties as assigned.


● Prior experience in working with students

● Basic understanding of subjects and conditions in which the Instructional Assistant is to provide assistance

● Knowledge of classroom practices and procedures and school operations and personnel

● Ability to project a pleasant manner and relate well to students and their requests for assistance

● Flexibility and patience in supervising and instructing students with a variety of skill levels

● Ability to plan and organize materials for use in instruction

● Ability to work with others and to communicate appropriately and effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and staff

● Ability to maintain a high level of ethical behavior, which includes positive attendance record and confidentiality of information about students and staff

● Bilingual preferred (The district’s top languages are Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Somali)

● Current Instructional Assistants preferred


Moderate degree of physical stamina, with frequent lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds, required in the physical assistance of students with special needs. Ability to move freely to various locations within the classroom and other supervisory settings (cafeteria/playground). Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and bending. Exposure to noise and activity in a school setting. Exposure to outdoor weather conditions.

Multi-Cultural preferred. Bi-lingual candidate preferred.

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DATE CLOSES: Internal candidates May 9, 2024 - 4:00pm / External candidates Open until filled

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