Employment Opportunities
Title: Bilingual Instructional Assistant
Location: Ware Elementary School
Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Assist teacher in preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative
requirements; work under supervision of certified teacher.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board
policy
2. Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays
3. Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments
4. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment
5. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports
6. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers
7. Provide coverage for classroom in absence of teacher or substitute, or as needed
8. Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the
classroom, including lunchroom, bus duty, and playground duty
9. Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students
10. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom
11. Assist the teacher in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports
12. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as
needed
13. Comply with district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations
14. Adhere to the district’s safety policies and procedures
15. Maintain confidentiality in the conduct of district business
16. Must be able to perform the essential functions of walking and interacting with students
and/or district employees in the specific work site assigned (classroom or office setting)
17. Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
18. Other duties as assigned

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 10-month year

BEGINNING DATE: 2016 – 2017 school year

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certification:
High School diploma or GED
At least 48 hours of college credit or passed local assessment
Fluent in English and Spanish
Special Knowledge/Skills:
 Ability to work well with children
 Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
 Knowledge of general office equipment
Experience:
Two years of experience working with children, educational environment, preferred

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applicants submit:

A letter of interest, current resume, LISD Paraprofessional Application, copy of transcript(s), copy of certificate(s), copy of service record(s), and three letter of recommendation from past employers or supervisors

In-District applicants submit:

A letter of interest, current resume, a copy of transcripts reflecting additional degree(s) and certificate(s) earned since being employed.
Salary: Paraprofessional Pay Grade 2, 187 days
Contact Name: Loretta J. Thompson Martin - Director, Human Resources
Contact Phone: (903) 381-2200
Contact Fax: 903-381-2286
Contact Email: dfisher@lisd.org
Contact Address: 1301 East Young Street
Contact City: Longview
Contact State: TX
Contact Zip: 75602