Instructional Assistant

Private / Independent School

Title: Lower School Instructional Assistant

About our Organization
Springer School and Center is a wonderful community dedicated to supporting students diagnosed with learning disabilities and their families. Encompassing both a day school and a center for educating parents and professionals, Springer is a caring, fast-paced workplace located in Cincinnati’s Hyde Park neighborhood.
Position Summary

Lower School Instructional Assistants are paired with a classroom teacher to support student academic, social, and behavioral plans as determined by the classroom teacher, department, team and/or organization in ways which are consistent with Springer’s mission, values, and best practices.
Job Goals

Develop meaningful relationships with students.
Run small group and whole group instructional sessions as directed by the classroom teacher.
Support student needs as directed by the classroom teacher.
Complete administrative tasks as directed by the classroom teacher such as grading papers, preparing classroom materials and entering data in the student database.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
Experience working with children.
Passion for working with small groups with students.
Embraces multi-cultural thinking and appreciates diverse perspectives.
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Special Education.
Active Intervention Specialist teaching license.
Experience teaching students diagnosed with learning disabilities.
Experience leading or supporting reading instruction.
Experience incorporating educational technology in a classroom setting.
Coaching experience.
Key Characteristics: Smart, dependable, personable and tech-savvy.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 10 months per year (school year).
How to Apply
Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter and employment application (found on the Springer website employment page) to, with the subject line Instructional Assistant.
Springer School and Center considers all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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