Job Title: Instructional Assistant Instructional Learning Systems (ILS)

Reports to:Site Administrator
Job Group:School-Related Personnel


Job Code:4007, 4019, 4022
Salary Schedule:PG01


Responsible for assisting teacher(s) in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning educational environment in the computer laboratory in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resources, under the direct supervision of a Highly Qualified Teacher or site-based administrator.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Monitor, assist, supervise, and support students during teacher-directed whole group, small group, individualized instruction, independent work, and cooperative learning activities.
  2. Assist teacher(s) with classroom/student management and maintaining a safe classroom environment that is conducive to effective learning, including monitoring student behavior using positive behavior supports.
  3. Provide follow-up and review after teacher-directed instruction in a comprehensible manner that enables students to approach and interrelate topics from a variety of perspectives, interests, and points of view.
  4. Support students’ instructional programs through the preparation and implementation of educational materials, lesson plans, media, and technology and assist with the design of the academic program based on the assessed needs of students.
  5. Perform clerical tasks associated with instructional activities, prepare the classroom for activities, and prepare/collect materials and equipment for teacher(s) as needed, including adaptive equipment when applicable.
  6. Demonstrate a breadth of subject matter knowledge using the current references, materials, and technologies of the subject field, and communicate the information using language and style appropriate to the developmental stage of the learner.
  7. Aid with supervision, escorting, movement, arrival, departure, and transportation of students in specific school settings or specialized functions during the school day, before and after school, during emergency drills, assemblies, and between class times (e.g., playground, media center, physical education class, mealtime in the cafeteria, etc.).
  8. Collaborate with Technology Services to perform periodic preventative maintenance of technology equipment and related systems.
  9. Work with administrator(s) and/or teacher(s) to coordinate daily schedules for students using the computer lab.
  10. Assist administrator(s) with monitoring student activity while online, in accordance with the Student Responsible Electronic Use Agreement.
  11. Collaborate with Technology Services to maintain inventory records of all instructional materials including, but not limited to, textbooks, laptops, and other digital devices.
  12. Coordinate with hardware and software support technicians to ensure that technical support needs are met.
  13. Provide support in developing/maintaining students’ daily living needs and medical needs, such as toilet needs, lifting, diapering, feeding and personal hygiene, transferring, positioning, and ambulation as necessary.
  14. Assist teacher(s) in observing, recording, and maintaining data about student performance and behavior and health status, and maintain confidentiality concerning this data.
  15. Intervene with District-Approved Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), first aid, medication, and child-specific procedures when indicated and appropriately trained.
  16. Ride the bus and assist with the arrival, departure, and transportation of students as needed, including loading and unloading students at home and school and monitoring health status of students as needed.
  17. Assist teacher(s) with administration of appropriate assessments and evaluation of student progress and comprehension on a regular basis, including preparing progress reports, providing feedback, and maintaining open lines of communication with students and parent(s)/guardian(s) as applicable, which includes preparing and disseminating family communication documents.
  18. Assist teacher(s) with taking necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment, and facilities.
  19. Demonstrate dependability, integrity, and respect for individual differences.
  20. Maintain required certifications by participating in workshops and in-service training sessions as required.
  21. Assist with implementing educational and instructional goals that align with the District’s philosophy of education and instructional programs, Department of Education requirements, provisions of State and Federal law, and Head Start requirements, when applicable.
  22. Follow District policies and procedures concerning education, health, safety, personal information, and the wellbeing of students.
  23. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge and ability to assist in instructing subjects including, but not limited to, reading, writing, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web-based technologies and platforms
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner and within established timeframes
  • Knowledge of record-keeping procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders


  • Associate degree from an accredited institution in the field of Education, or related field
  • OR
  • 60 semester hours of college/university level course work from an accredited institution
  • OR
  • Obtain qualifying score to pass the ParaPro Assessment
  • All employees must satisfactorily complete any required trainings
  • All employees must meet all mandated federal and state health requirements




  • Two years’ experience working with students in a classroom environment
  • Two years’ experience maintaining a student computer laboratory




Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • Proper use and handling of adaptive equipment and devices as necessary, and general office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Instructional Assistant Instructional Learning Systems (ILS);   EST: June 5, 2012;   REV: July 18, 2023;   Board Approved: July 18, 2023

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