Part-Time Instructional Aide

Bay View Academy Charter School - Monterey, CA


Instructional Aide

Bay View Academy (BVA) is a thriving and expanding public, independent K-8 charter school, authorized by the Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) in 2011.

Job Specifications

Under general supervision, to assist teachers in the instruction of students, individually, or in groups, in a classroom or similar learning situation, following prescribed courses of study; to oversee and supervise students; to perform clerical and instructional tasks both outside and in the classroom; and to do other related work as may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid CA driver license
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalency sufficient to assure the ability to read and write English and to perform arithmetical calculations at the level required for successful job performance

Desirable Qualifications

  • Complete two years of higher education study (48 units) or obtain an AA degree or have met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness) higher or pass a formal state or local academic assessment test.
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Previous experience in a school
  • Experience with persons of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to speak or read a language other than English

Working Hours

  • Full or part-time within 192 workdays per year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist teachers by providing instructional assistance to individuals and small groups in reviewing and reinforcing previously introduced skills.
  • Read to students, explain work assignments, coordinate and assist students in learning groups and centers.
  • Works directly with students in subject areas such as reading, math, language development, social studies, art, ethnic studies, music and PE.
  • Assist students in the selection of books and resource materials.
  • Follow teacher's lesson plans and assist in preparation of plans or develop own plans based on teacher's direction and explanation of student academic needs.
  • Organize and classify resource materials.
  • Assists students with the use of computers, audiovisual aids, and other technology.
  • May be required to assist in administering, proctoring and scoring tests and charting student progress.
  • Supervises students at lunch, on playground, and field trips.
  • Assist teacher in maintaining discipline and monitor classroom, playground or other areas.
  • May be asked to attend in-service training programs and workshops, Back-to-School nights and other activities.
  • Respect confidential nature of pupil records and school reports.
  • Assist in maintaining student contracts, observe and report to teacher unusual or atypical behavior or other problems.
  • May administer minor first aid to students and arranges for follow-up care

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic methods and techniques for effective instruction of students.
  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • General needs and behavior patterns of students at level to which assigned.
  • Typing, filing and other general clerical skills.
  • Basic arithmetic skills.

Ability to:

  • Maintain student confidentiality both inside and outside the school setting.
  • Project a mature, constructive, stable, and positive attitude in a learning environment.
  • Perform routine, general clerical tasks.
  • Operate standard office equipment.
  • Learn pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply them without close and immediate supervision.
  • Understand the basic concepts of child growth and development and possess a genuine liking of students.
  • Operate or learn to operate audio-visual equipment.
  • To understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Physical demands

Incorporated within one or more of the essential functions of this position are the following essential physical requirements:

  • Ability to see for the purposes of reading instructional materials, documents and other printed matter, for observing students and for the safe operation of equipment
  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels in person and/or on the telephone
  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person and/or on the telephone
  • Ability to operate computer, typewriter, calculator, copy machine, telephone and other office equipment with dexterity and in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to routinely lift/carry office supplies and printed materials weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Physical agility to sit, stand, kneel, walk, push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, and to reach overhead
  • Physical stamina sufficient to sustain light physical labor for up to 8 hours, sit and/or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment (office, district, school site to site) for sustained periods of time on hard flooring, climb slopes, stairs, ramps, and to respond to emergency situations
  • Physical strength sufficient to periodically lift and/or carry 40 pounds of materials or supplies; occasionally lift 80 or more pounds with assistance
  • Occasionally push and/or pull a variety of tools, equipment, or objects weighing 80 or more pounds
  • Typically indoor work environment; may require some limited exposure to outdoor environment in order to supervise students. When working outdoors may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures; with exposure to extreme weather conditions, which include but are limited to; heat, cold, rain, wind, and high humidity.

Additional Duties

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal and the Board of Directors

Working Conditions

School working environment subject to bending, crouching or kneeling to assist students, pushing/pulling and lifting of instructional equipment and supplies, sitting on chairs and/or floor and leaning over desks for prolonged periods of time and reaching in all directions.


  • See salary schedule

Equal Opportunity & Accessibility

Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information. The Bay View Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

BVA works to make information and events accessible to all. If you need disability-related assistance or accommodation during the application process, including auxiliary aids or services, please direct requests to 831-717-4630.BVA is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be discriminated against as a result of such a request.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.36 /hour


  • Food Handler: 1 year (Preferred)
  • In a school setting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 7AM

Typical end time:

  • 9AM