Instructional Assistant

Mesa Public School

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Mesa, AZ
Salary: $16 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Mesa Public School

Instructional Assistant

Associate’s Degree or 60 college credit hours required at time of hire

OR pass the ParaPro Test provided by the district

Mesa Public Schools is an award-winning district and voted Best Place to Work in Mesa. With over 9,000 employees, we are the largest school district in Arizona. Families have sent generations of students through our schools, as we are the premier educational choice in Arizona.

Base Rate:


Performance Pay:

Available annually

New hire experience:

1% of the base hourly rate granted for each year of

verified like experience (within ten years) beyond the

requirement, up to a five-year maximum

New hire education:

1% of the base hourly rate awarded for an AA or

higher degree if not required for the position


A11, 9.25 months


Part-time (29 hours per week)






To provide assistance to the teacher in a variety of instructional activities and to relieve teacher of routine clerical tasks.


  • High School education or equivalent required

  • Associate’s Degree or 60 college credit hours required at time of hire OR pass the ParaPro Test provided by the district

  • Ability to work well with students, staff and parents; good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to operate general office machines

  • Ability to organize and prioritize


  • Work in close proximity with assigned teacher and students

  • Assist students, individually or in groups, to reinforce skills and/or oversee learning activities

  • Assist with classroom computer instruction

  • Participate as a stakeholder in school improvement initiatives

  • Develop classroom materials (i.e. instructional activities, bulletin boards, reference materials, etc.) to provide assistance to teacher in support of lesson plans

  • Maintain instructional equipment to ensure the availability of items when required

  • Perform record keeping and general clerical functions (i.e. student records, schedules, lesson plans, progress reports, etc.) to support the teacher and/or administrator in providing records and/or materials

  • Regular and on-time attendance required

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit


Classroom Teacher

Site Administrator

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.

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