Mission: St. Joseph Mountain View students are inspired by a rich cultural experience of faith, service, and intellectual discovery. They are compassionate leaders, equipped to continue lifelong learning, serve their community, and respond with confidence to challenges and opportunities.

Vision: We are a diverse community rooted in the Catholic Faith, fostering spiritual development, high student achievement, responsibility to self, and service to others.

Position Summary: The Instructional Assistant is responsible for providing assistance to the teacher in achieving educational objectives. The Instructional Assistant, under the direction of the teacher, assists in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning class environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.


Essential Duties:

  • Support the teacher in positive classroom management and deliver effective instruction to all students, including in small groups and individually
  • Assist the teacher in maintaining a functioning classroom environment.  Examples include but are not limited to:
    • Classroom setup
    • Materials
    • Devices
    • Bulletin boards
  • Supervise students both inside and outside the classroom where assigned
  • Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of each child
  • Maintain confidentiality over student and institutional information 
  • Support the mission of the Catholic Church and schools in both words and actions
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working with children in school settings. 
  • Exhibits flexibility in day-to-day school environments.
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with both volunteers and staff
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Strong work ethic and a passion for education; 
  • Ability to adapt effectively to feedback in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.


Qualifications: Education & Experience

  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 21 years old
  • Minimum of two years’ experience implementing educational programming and working with students as a teacher and educational aide, preferred.

Qualifications: Language Skills 

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred

Qualifications: Technical Skills

  • Ability to learn how to use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and electronic mail applications.
  • Ability to learn how to use school SIS applications (e.g. Powerschool and ParentSquare)
  • Ability to use devices common to classrooms (e.g. cameras, projectors, etc.)
  • Ability to operate a variety of office machines.
  • Ability to monitor and support student iPad use

Qualifications: Physical Demands

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting
  • Can operate standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, personal computer, telephone and alarm system
  • Can lift books, files, or binders up to 10 lbs. in compliance with safety standards to a maximum distance of 20 feet
  • Level of vision, hearing, speaking required


To apply: Send resumes to Christine.usis@dsj.org AND jobs@dsj.org

To apply for this job email your details to Christine.usis@dsj.org