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Inst Asst 3/General: Edgemont Elementary

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Job Title Inst Asst 3/General
Vacancy # 102381A
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Instructional Services
Employment HRCL
Salary 17.92
Calendar Days 180 School
Published Date 08/01/2023
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date 08/31/2023 
Location Edgemont Elementary
566 East 3650 North
Provo, UT 84604
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates
Contact Information:
Desiree Olsen
Assistant Principal
566 East 3650 North
Provo, UT 84604

E-Mail: [email protected] 

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Inst Asst 3 / General

Job Description

Purpose Statement

The job of Inst Asst 3 / General is done for the purpose/s of coordinating instructional activities in a specific content or program area (Band, Drama, Early Intervention, Music, Orchestra, Title I, Youth in Custody, etc.) disseminating and receiving information; coordinating and implementing curriculum; addressing operational issues at the classroom level under the direction of the site administrator or designee; providing recommendations for activities, equipment, and supplies that enhance the assigned program; and serving

as a resource within their special area for other school personnel by providing support and guidance based on their subject area knowledge and experience. 

This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Plans, prepares, and delivers instruction under the direction of the supervisor/classroom teacher. This job reports to the Principal or Program Director.

Essential Functions

  • communicates with staff, students, and/or parents for the purpose of providing information and direction regarding plans, activities, schedules, etc.

  • Delivers instruction in the specific content or program area for the purpose of meeting the educational needs of students.

  • Directs overall activities of assigned content or program area for the purpose of providing quality instruction within a specific content or program.

  • Identifies program needs (e.g. materials, equipment, supplies, space requirements, etc.) for the purpose of providing recommendations of expenditures for activities, equipment, supplies, etc. that will enhance the program activities in accordance with established grade levels guidelines.

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

  • Plans presentations for the specific content or program area for the purpose of providing students with an opportunity to demonstrate their accomplishments.

  • Prepares a variety of reports and documentation (e.g. program objectives, schedules, etc.) for the purpose of complying with District requirements and/or presenting information to other staff and/or parents.

  • Responds to inquiries of other school personnel for the purpose of providing information, assistance, and/or direction related to the special program area activities.

  • Supervises Lane 1 Instructional Assistants assigned to them for the purpose of maximizing instructional time and quality learning.

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: adapting to changing work priorities; applying pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; coordinating activities with other schools, districts, and/or agencies; facilitating department goals; and organizing and communicating information and concepts.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: knowledge of curriculum, instruction, and subjects of assignments (music, art, or physical education); pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; public relations protocols; and relevant professional standards and practices.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with data utilizing specific, defined 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. Some problem-solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem-solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with persons

of varied educational and cultural backgrounds; meeting deadlines and schedules; providing leadership, direction, and team building; providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas; and setting priorities.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; operating within a defined budget. 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: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. 

Generally, the job requires 20% sitting, 30% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard-free environment.

Experience: Job-related experience is desired.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.


Continuing Edu. / Training Clearances

Occasionally as needed to perform changing essential Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

functions of the position

FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade

Non-Exempt Lane 3

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