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Inst Asst 1/General: Westridge Elementary

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Job Title Inst Asst 1/General
Vacancy # 13430307B
Position # 61-810
# of Openings 2
Category Instructional Services
Employment HRCL
Salary 13.41
Calendar Days 180 School
Published Date 03/07/2023
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date 03/17/2023 
Location Westridge Elementary
1720 West 1460 North
Provo, UT 84604
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates Bachelors Degree / Associates Degree
Contact Information:
Kimberli Hawkins
1720 West 1460 North
Provo, UT 84604

Tel: 801-374-4925 
E-Mail: [email protected] 

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This position is for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year. 

Experience working with elementary-age students preferred

29 hours a week maximum, no benefits

Applicant must be able to work 29 hours a week, Monday-Thursday from approximately 8:15 am-3:45 pm, and Friday from approximately 8:15 am-1:45 pm, to be considered for the position. 
Hours are approximate:
8:15-3:45 Monday - Thursday
8:15-1:45 Friday

Applicant must be able to work 29 hours a week, Monday-Thursday from approximately 8:15 am-3:45 pm, and Friday from approximately 8:15 am-1:45 pm, to be considered for the position. 

Inst Asst 1 / General 

The job of Inst Asst 1 / General is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program under the direction of the supervising teacher, with specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision, care, and instruction of students; assisting in implementing plans for instruction; monitoring student behavior, and providing information to appropriate supervising instructional staff. 

This job reports to the Principal 

Essential Functions 

Administers classroom assignments, tests, homework, and make-up work under the direction of the classroom teacher for the purpose of supporting the teacher and students in the classroom. 

Assists students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g., reading stories, listening to students read, providing writing assistance, reinforcing English skills, providing spelling practice, facilitating activities assisting with computer programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade-level standards. 

Assists in maintaining instructional materials and/or manual and electronic files/records (e.g., test scores, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items, providing written references, and/or meeting mandated requirements. 

Attends meetings, conferences, and in-service training programs (e.g., paraeducator conference, medical needs training, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions. 

Communicates with supervising instructional staff for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress. 

Conducts classroom activities and/or assignments under the direction of the supervising teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives. 

Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g., restrooms, playgrounds, hallways, bus loading zones, cafeteria, parking lots, enrichment classes, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment. 

Provides under the supervision of an assigned teacher instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g., academic subjects, social skills, daily living skills, etc.) for the purpose of reinforcing instructional objectives and contributing to students' success in school. 

Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students to appropriate instructional staff (e.g., progress, behavior, academic achievement, social interaction, etc.) for the purpose of improving students' achievement, behavior, and socially appropriate interactions. 

Responds to emergency situations (e.g., student injuries, socially inappropriate behavior, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. 

Other Functions 

Performs general clerical functions (e.g., copying, filing, laminating, collating, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the instructional program. 

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. 

Job Description 

Provo City School District 

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Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating standard office equipment using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. 

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, speak clearly; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include instructional procedures and practices, age-appropriate student activities; safety practices and procedures; conflict resolution; and stages of child development/ behavior. 

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes, and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with others; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem-solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines, and problem-solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions. 


Responsibilities include: working with immediate supervision, providing information, and/or advising others, and operating within a defined budget. The utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to affect the organization's services. 

Work Environment 

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed in a generally hazard-free environment. 


Job-related experience is desired.
She targeted job-related education with study in job-related areas. 

Experience: Education: Equivalency: 

Required Testing 

Pre-employment Proficiency Test 

Continuing Educ. / Training 

Occasionally as needed to perform changing essential functions of the position 

Certificates and Licenses 


Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance 

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FLSA Status 


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