Elementary Instructional Assistant

Website Capistrano Valley Christian Schools

Job Description:

Title:   Elementary Instructional Assistant

Type of Employment:  Non-Exempt

Reports to:  Elementary Principal

Essential job functions:

●       Employee is a Born-again Christian, who fully supports the Statement of Faith of CVCS and performs in such a way as to fulfill the school mission statement.

●       Employee is actively involved in a church.

●       Employee will demonstrate the qualities of a Christian role model.

●       Employee will model the set of values that create our CVCS Culture.

●       Assists elementary teachers or elementary principal as needed.

●       Employee cooperates with the staff and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.

More detailed job duties:

●       Assist students in the class and runs teacher directed small groups when needed.

●       Assists the teacher in grading, filing, photocopying, and other organizational tasks as needed and directed by the classroom teacher.

●       May need to substitute in the event of a teacher absence.

●       Uses walkie-talkie to communicate with the front office.

●       Help others when there is downtime, but must stay loyal to the assigned classroom teacher.

●       Provide discipline, when necessary, to students misbehaving at lunch or recess.

●       Maintain recess equipment during lunch breaks and recess breaks.

●       Make sure balls, jump ropes, hula hoops, etc. are in good condition and placed on the rack.

●       Make sure equipment is put away after the last lunch/recess and rolled underneath the stairs after morning recess.

●       Supervises and provides for the safety of all children when walking them in the halls and during recess and lunch periods.

●       Communicates all safety concerns with teachers and administration.

●       Communicates incomplete, late, or poorly completed work to teacher.

●       Assembles home packets for students.

●       Attends meetings as needed.

●       Performs other tasks as delegated by the teacher or administration.

●       Prepares materials for “Art Masters” Program.

Minimum education requirements:

●       High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Physical requirements:

  • Position requires prolonged standing and sitting, bending, stooping and stretching.  Position requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.
  • Position requires normal range of hearing and vision to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.  Position requires occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.

Typical mental requirement:

  • Employee must be able to give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials, and input information into a computer.  Employee must understand people and effectively communicate with them, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner.  The position requires public contact and excellent interpersonal skills.  The employee must be able to make effective decisions in the supervisor’s absence.

Equipment skill set:

  • Employee must be able to operate a computer and other office machines such as a copy machine, telephone, intercom, etc.
  • Employee must be able to use a computer system with functions such as Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Google’s “G Suite for Education” & RenWeb Student Information Systems

Working conditions:

  • Employee works in a typical school setting.  The employee must be able to multitask, as student needs frequently need attention during a typical school day.
  • Employee may be required to work overtime.
  • Employee is, during work hours, always vigilant as a supervisor of children.
  • The employee is always a positive representation of CVCS, and a positive role model to students and parents.

To apply for this job please visit www.cvcs.org.

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