Instructional Assistant (Located in Brand New School Building)

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Instructional Assistant (Located in Brand New School Building)

Posted date
January 25, 2023
School level

Thornton, CO

Employment Type

Global Village Academy is an innovative charter school. Students learn core content through both English and language immersion in their choice of Spanish, Mandarin, or Russian (depending on the school). GVA is truly a "global village." Our immersion teachers come from all over the world, each bringing their unique culture and language into the classroom. United by a common core, students are challenged to become world class thinkers, capable of engaging ideas using multiple languages and cross-cultural perspectives, through internationally bench-marked curriculum spanning each language village.


Under the direction of a licensed administrator, this position is responsible for monitoring and/or presenting reinforcing skills with small groups of students or one-on-one, maintaining and updating student records and monitoring and recording student's academic and behavioral progress. May assist classroom teachers by helping to plan and present lessons, prepare instructional materials, monitor students in various non-classroom settings and/or assist in the administration of tests. Individuals in this position may be assigned to one or more classrooms or the in-house suspension classroom. Some Instructional Assistant's may assist their lead teacher with translation and/or verbal communication using the second language skills when possible.

Essential Duties

Facilitate and/or monitor small group and one-on-one instruction of students
Help maintain and update records of students' progress, attendance, test scores and/or personal information. Input data and information into the computer system
May plan and present lessons to promote and supplement skills, concepts, and strategies introduced in the classroom
Monitoring students in non-classroom setting
Help prepare instructional materials for use in class or "pull-out" sessions
Help secure supplies, materials and equipment and maintain order
Attend job-related in-services
Help with parent volunteers
Help administer scheduled testing
Additional duties as requested

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred; minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.
English language skills required
Other background demonstrating application of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Advanced oral and written communication, public relations, instruction, curriculum, conflict resolution, multitasking, problem solving, facilitation, management, decision making, computer and organizational skills
Ability to work with students with various backgrounds and abilities
Advanced skill in dealing with students and staff with diverse needs at various levels
Ability to be flexible and patient and make change
Knowledge of instruction and curriculum
Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers, work processing software, and basic office equipment
English language skills required. Oral and written fluency in second language may be preferred and required depending on building assignment

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.