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Instructional Aide/ Paraprofessional (PT or FT)

companyAscend Rehab Services Inc
locationConcord, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Ascend is a multidisciplinary company that provides Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapy to children in the format that suits them best. We serve kids in a variety of setting such as home based, outpatient clinic and in our inclusion preschools.

We offer mentorship/support, an ability to learn, grow, and make a difference to our school based team that serves hundreds of kids across CA.

At Ascend, we go above and beyond to ensure our employees are happy/heard and well taken care of.

Under supervision, the Instructional Assistant will perform a variety of instructional and clerical activities as directed by a teacher in a preschool classroom setting and will need to perform all related duties as assigned.

Instructional Assistants will assist with day-to-day classroom activities, games, play time, meal times, biological needs, and more. This is a hands-on, in-person position working directly with preschool aged students.

This position is ~30 hours per week.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Tutor students individually or in small groups to reinforce and follow up learning activities;
  • Assist in the management and shaping of student behavior through the use of positive reinforcement strategies;
  • Auditory and visual monitoring of students both inside the classroom and during outside activities;
  • May perform clerical duties such as filing or duplicating materials;
  • Use computer to maintain student records, attendance and files;
  • Maintain student discipline in the absence of the teacher;
  • Assist in maintaining a neat, orderly, and attractive learning environment;
  • Perform all related duties as assigned;

Minimum Requirements:

-High school diploma

-Prior professional experience working with children

We can't wait to hear from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 - $26.00 per hour


Dental insurance

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Experience with children: 1 year (Required)
  • school setting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • special needs: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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