Instructional Assistant - Prek-3

Emergent Preparatory Academy - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)

We are seeking an Instructional Assistant for our full-time, salaried, 10-month position.

Instructional Assistants are responsible for assisting teachers to ensure students' academic achievement as well as contributing to a dynamic and rigorous school culture. Assist in responding to student data, providing small group and individualized instruction, and substituting for teachers when needed. Must be able to monitor and sustain a rigorous curriculum (Creative Curriculum) and high quality learning environment that focuses on achieving student academic achievement in a fun creative approach.

Instructional Assistants have a variety of responsibilities, including the following:

  • Assist in educational and social development of students under the guidance and supervision of the Lead Teacher
  • Help maintain student and classroom organization
  • Assist in the implementation of the lesson plans
  • Aid in the execution of bathroom, food service and recreational duties
  • Substitute teach when a teacher is absent
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Possess an Associate's degree from an accredited college/university with a focus in ECE, or;
  • Possess knowledge of and implement with fidelity the Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment tools.
  • Believe in the capacity of every student for high academic achievement and a commitment to school, family and students.
  • Dual language is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year


  • Preschool / PreK: 1 year (Required)


  • Associate (Required)