Instructional Assistant (ELL)

Irvington Preparatory Academy
Purpose of Position/Summary:

This Instructional Assistant position (ELL) supports students with reading, writing and speaking English as a new language.   

Job Requirements:
  • Provide English Language Learners with support in small groups, in or out of the classroom.
  • Work with academically at-risk students, specifically students who are learning English as a new language..
  • Collaborate with teachers to determine the most significant needs of students to plan for targeting individual student needs.
  • Work with the Teacher of Record, licensed in ELL instruction.
  • Tracking of student performance and assessment data.
Job Qualifications:
  • Required – 60 college credit hours OR an associate degree OR pass the Praxis Paraprofessional Exam.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.
  • Must be flexible and hardworking, dedicated to the success of students
  • Must demonstrate an enthusiasm for working with and developing positive, supportive relationships with students
  • Experience working with at-risk student populations preferred.
Job Type
Grade Level
High School (9-12)
Grade Categories
Instructional Support
Job Subjects
English Language Learning