Job Posting Description, Instructional Assistant - Adult Education (20-21 grant period)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Career Center
Application Open: 05/26/2020, Filing Deadline: 06/26/2020
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
253 Instructional Assistant Adult Ed (20-21 gp)

Assignment Category:                   Part-Time

Education Required Level:            High school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSE)

General Purpose

The Instructional Assistant’s principle role is to assist the teacher with the preparation and delivery of instruction primarily to individuals and small groups of students.  It is the responsibility of the teacher to provide direct instruction to the students, providing the IA direct guidance. IA’s assist with school-wide procedures including supervision of school activities and other duties as assigned by the principal.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain student and staff confidentiality
  • Comply with standard rules, regulations and procedures assigned by A.E. Coordinator / Building Principal
  • Be part of the total support team for students and staff
  • Be professional when dealing with student, staff and parents
  • Support the teacher and related staff, who provide service for the student
  • Support the educator/teacher’s overall goals and objectives for each individual student
  • Aid in the development and maintenance of a positive work environment
  • Communicate concerns to administrator or assigned teacher in a timely and professional manner
  • Be on time and maintain good attendance
  • Attend in-services and training as required (9 hours required for 10 hours of work or more per grant)
  • Request teacher support when necessary or when more explanation is needed
  • Communicate important information to the teacher concerning students
  • Assist with required state documentation, individual training plans and testing

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED or HSE)
  • Must meet current state requirements (ParaPro Exam or a minimum of 60 college credit hours)
  • Previous experience working with students. Desire to make a positive difference and be a positive influence in students’ lives.  Understanding and experience in an educational setting.  A positive employment history and recommendations from a previous supervisor
  • Computer skills necessary

Work Schedule

  • Part-time Monday through Thursday, as negotiated by Director/Principal through the end of the 2020-2021 grant period

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Hourly, no benefits per grant cycle

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.


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