Talbot County Public Schools

Instructional Assistant (40)

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Job Details

TitleInstructional Assistant
Posting ID40

TITLE:  Instructional Assistant         




  1. High School diploma or equivalent; Associate degree or 60 credits required.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and parents (using appropriate grammar) in both oral and written form.
  3. Ability to maintain student discipline in a variety of school/program settings.
  4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.


REPORTS TO:  School Manager, Principal, or Assistant Principal


JOB GOAL:  To achieve greater efficiency in the delivery of the educational program by assisting teachers and related staff, providing more child-adult contacts within the school setting.




  1. Assists teacher in preparing room for school, preparing and distributing lesson materials, arranging bulletin boards, and retrieving and storing materials.
  2. Instructs students under a teacher’s direct supervision or more independently under the direction of school administrators.
  3. Keeps classroom and/or work areas neat and orderly.
  4. Supervises students in playgrounds, cafeteria, bus stop areas.
  5. Assists in the maintenance of student records.
  6. Instructs and assists students in computer-related programs and activities; depending upon specific assignment.
  7. Instructs and assists students in media and library programs and activities, under the direction of the Media Specialist and/or school administrator; depending upon specific assignment.
  8. Instructs and assists students in alternative classroom activities and programs under the direction of an assigned teacher or school administrator; depending upon specific assignment.
  9. Performs duties to meet the personal care and/or health and hygiene-related needs of students with disabilities; depending upon specific assignment. This includes such things as toileting, diapering, toilet training, lifting/positioning, oral feeding, and catheterization.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.



TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:           Non-exempt position.  Ten month work year.  Salary to be established by the Board.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/18/2019