Instructional Aide

Riverside Academy

ACCEL Schools is seeking highly-qualified Instructional Aides in Cincinnati, OH – dedicated to providing a superior education for all students.  We are seeking teachers who are excited to create a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development. 

The Instructional Aide assists the Teacher with classroom activities and helps to promote positive student behaviors in both academics and extra-curricular activities.  The Instructional Aide provides oversight to ensure student safety and a positive school climate.  The Instructional Aide assists the School Leader and Teachers by administering the assigned duties in conformity with the philosophy and policies of ACCEL Schools, the assigned school, the school’s governing board, the State Board of Education, and all applicable laws.


Supports lessons taught by the teacher to individual students or groups of students and follows instructional plans as assigned by the Teacher or School Leader
Helps plan classroom activities as directed by the Teacher and supports the Teacher in all student and parent relations
Assists with school activities, including, but not limited to, parent-faculty nights, faculty meetings, assemblies, commencement exercises, fundraiser, chaperoning student activities, providing guidance for students, participating on faculty committees, etc.
Performs clerical duties, including, but not limited to, grading papers and making copies
Assists the Teacher in the use of classroom technology
Helps maintain the cleanliness of the classroom, lunchroom and other school areas
Understands, accepts, abides by, and implements the school’s philosophy and mission statement in all school activities
Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, field trips, morning duty, dismissal duty, and lunch duty

Performance Expectations:

Works cooperatively with the Teacher and others
Acts in accordance with directives from the Administrator (or designee) and teacher
Contributes to a positive climate and culture by exhibiting high professional standards


Associate Degree, two years of college coursework, or the passage of the Para Professional’s Exam
Proficiency in MS Office
Successful completion of BCI/FBI check
Ability to meet educational standards as applicable
Ability to work well under pressure, and effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
Understanding and ability to manage confidential information
High quality written and verbal communication skills
Physical ability to lift 25-40 lbs.
Experience in a school or social services setting is a plus


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.

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