In School Instructional Support - 23 - 24 School Year

This is a salaried, exempt position with a 9-month work schedule and base standard hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm daily. Salary will be set annually on a performance-based schedule. In school support assistant will report to the school principal. 

Major Function

The ISSA is assigned for at least 80% of the workday the responsibility of providing instructional assistance and maintaining discipline in the In School Support Program classroom(s). Remote supervision of the ISSA by appropriate certificated staff will be provided. 

  • The in-school support assistant’s essential duties and responsibilities are as follows:  
  • The ISSA is responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive learning environment for students assigned to the In School Support Program.  
  • The ISSA is responsible for establishing a classroom management plan, providing individual assistance to students for instructional purposes, compiling/distributing student assignments, and oversight of In School Support Program student activities during the day. 
  • The ISSA may be responsible for supplying materials/resources for students, initiating or reviewing student assignments, collecting student work, appropriate record keeping, and orienting students who are new to the school. 
  • The ISSA is responsible for ensuring that students conform to established school and classroom rules, complete instructional requirements, and generally ensure that students are offered the opportunity to continue in a school environment during the student's period of support. 
  • The ISSA will supervise and monitor student behavior (including reading and explaining rules and procedures about the In School Support Program to students), implementing and enforcing the rules on a consistent basis and evaluating student behavior on a set schedule (including completing behavioral reinforcement data).  
  • The ISSA will implement behavior management techniques with specific students, distribute/collect/assess student work folders to ensure work is complete, and monitor students during environmental duty/lunch/restroom breaks.  
  • The ISSA will also communicate with teachers, administrators, parents, and school resource officers regarding concerns with students enrolled in the In School Support Program. 
  • The ISSA will take daily student attendance and document all students entering/exiting the In School Support Program class (including late arrivals, emergency placements, etc.). 
  • Assists dean of students as needed. 
  • Any other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong moral character.   

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to demonstrate, uphold, and promote in daily interactions a commitment to the school’s mission and vision, and the moral character and civic virtue the school embodies. 


The organization is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in all areas of recruitment, selection, placement, training, assignment, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, retention, and promotion. The board commits itself to the policy that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or disability. All decisions with regard to employment shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.