Job Description / Essential Elements:
BILINGUAL INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE (Non-Certified)
Under the supervision of certificated staff, to assist in regular classroom and/or supplemental instruction of Limited-English Proficient (LEP) students (English Learners) performing a variety of regular and/or supplemental instructional duties; to perform related work as assigned. Non-Certified status is maintained until 45 hours of District ELD (English Language Development) inservice time is completed.
1. Assist the teacher in motivating, disciplining, instructing and supervising students;
2. Assist the teacher in the identification/redesignation of students;
3. Assist the teacher in instructional tasks by working with the individual child and small groups of children;
4. Work with specialized instructional materials after inservice is given by appropriate staff;
5. Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and learning activities;
6. Correct and grade tests and records results;
7. Complete documents required for program activities;
8. Assist in maintaining a neat, orderly and attractive learning environment;
9. Assist with parent contacts by telephone or in person serving as an interpreter as required;
10. Operate various office equipment (typewriter, computer, copy machine, etc.); and
11. Meet regularly with teachers and/or certificated support staff to plan program activities and review materials and assignments.
1. General academic needs of LEP students (English Learners);
2. Cultural background and lifestyle of LEP students (English Learners); and
3. Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; and
4. Second language proficiency.
1. Pass all components of the District bilingual test (proficiency in English reading, writing and speaking, mathematics and second language reading, writing and speaking; and
2. Agree to completing a District approved inservice program on English Language Development (ELD) techniques (45 hours) during their tenure
3. Perform routine clerical tasks;
4. Understand and carry out oral and written directions;
5. Participate in inservice education, conferences or formal classes related to assignment;
6. Show initiative when working independently with children or using materials;
7. Demonstrate reading, math, writing and language proficiency on an appropriate District test and;
8. Effectively relate to children in a bilingual/bicultural setting; and
Any combination equivalent to completion of high school sufficient to assure the ability to read and write the level required for successful job performance.
License: Valid California Driver’s License
1. One year of successful experience involving contact with children in an instructional capacity, preferably in a school; and
2. Some experience in working with people of a variety of cultures is desirable.
Bilingual Instructional Aide II (non-certified):
Must have earned 60 college units in addition to the duties and qualifications as described above.
Bilingual Instructional I (Certified)
Complete a District approved inservice program on English Language Development (ELD) techniques (45 hours).
Bilingual Instructional Aide II (Certified)
Complete a District approved inservice program on English Language Development (ELD) techniques (45 hours) and have earned 60 college semester units.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds such as boxes of books and teaching material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus, the ability to hear conversations in quiet and noisy environments and the ability to speak clearly in order to exchange information . The employee will frequently interact with the public and other staff.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Work is performed mostly indoors with some outdoor work.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive
list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Amended: 3/15/93; 10/97