Jessamine County School District (learn more)

Nicholasville, KY (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3210719
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: December 16, 2019

Job Description









Assist a certificated teacher in providing instruction to individual or small groups; monitors and report student progress.




Instructional Assistant I incumbents assist a certificated teacher by performing a variety of support functions in a regular classroom setting. Instructional Assistant II incumbents work within a complex program typically requiring additional skills and characterized by increased independence of action.



  • Tutor individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing and implementing instruction as directed by the teacher; maintain records of student progress.

  • Participate as member of an instructional team including remediation teams.

  • Prepare and organize lessons as directed by the teacher; administer and score a

    variety of tests according to established guidelines; assist in determining English

    proficiency of identified students.

  • Assist in administering diagnostic and other tests; score and record test information.

  • Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report

    progress regarding student performance and behavior; check and assist students with

    lab work as necessary.

  • Perform routine clerical duties such as preparation of instructional and classroom

    materials; operate copy machines; maintain classroom records; maintain attendance


  • Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas, displays and exhibits,

    operating audio-visual equipment, operating educational training equipment and

    distributing and collecting paper and supplies.

  • Assist in overseeing students while in labs; provide for supplies inventory as


  • Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude

    and general guidance.

  • Confer, as needed, with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet student


  • Contact parents of students who are absent; make home visits as necessary.

  • Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and


  • Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring lunchroom and

    playground activities as assigned; assist in emergency drills, assemblies, play periods

    and field trips.

  • Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.


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

  • Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.

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

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Basic record-keeping techniques.

  • Learn child guidance principles and practices.
  • Communicate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and the public including members of ethnic communities.
  • Perform routine clerical duties in support of classroom activities.
  • Print and write legibly.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Learn procedures, functions and limitations of assigned duties.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn to apply and explain policies and procedures related to school and program activities.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Monitor, observe and report students behavior according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Operate instructional and office equipment.



Any combination equivalent to: high school diploma and passing of para-educator exam or 64 college semester hours or teacher certification.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Substitute
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Contact Information

    • Scott Wells
    • 871 Wilmore Rd.
    • Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356

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