Please note that CGESD is currently in negotiations for the 2023-25 Collective Bargaining Agreement. This is expected to increase pay scales slightly, but the exact amount is not yet know. The wages posted are based on the 2022-23 salary schedule.


This position is part-time for the 2023-24 fiscal year, but may have the potential to grow in subsequent years.


Title: Instructional Assistant

Department: Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education

Classification: Classified

Supervised by: Program Director or Superintendent

Work Year: 185 days or as Assigned by Superintendent

Job Purpose Statement:


To provide instructional assistance and support to pre-school children with disabilities in self-contained Early Childhood Special Education classrooms, fully integrated classrooms or other settings as specified in Individual Family Service Plans.


Job Qualifications: Education and Experience:

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. · 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Assists in implementation of Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), any and all aspects, as outlined by the classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager and Superintendent. This includes assisting children with personal care needs and following any medical or feeding protocols.
  2. Assists with field trips and assemblies.
  3. Assists in the maintenance of an attractive and clean learning environment.
  4. Assists in data keeping as prescribed by classroom teacher, Program Manager and/or Superintendent.
  5. Assists in preparation of teaching aids and/or materials.
  6. Assists in implementing behavioral programs under direction of classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager and/or Superintendent.
  7. Maintains strict confidentiality. Does not relate any information to parents or other personnel outside the school environment. Refers all inquiries to classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager and/or Superintendent.
  8. Meets frequently with classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager, pre-school consultant and/or service coordinator for purposes of planning or evaluation of instruction.
  9. Attends all required meetings called by the classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager, or Superintendent.
  10. Functions as an integral member of the building staff and is responsible to classroom teacher, EI/ECSE Program Manager, and/or Superintendent.
  11. Must establish and maintain a positive working relationship with ESD and district personnel.


Educational Skills: 


Language & Communication:






Reasoning Ability: 


Workplace Expectations: