• Instructional Assistant
  • Santa Clara, CA
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St. Lawrence School

St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School is seeking a part-time Instructional Assistant for the 2023- 24 school year. St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School is located in Santa Clara, serving 100 students in grades TK– 8th. Interested candidates should review the job description and qualifications below and contact Christine Frea at christine.frea@dsj.org.

 Mission: St. Lawrence Elementary and Middle School challenges students from diverse backgrounds to grow academically and emotionally within a supportive Catholic community. Our school fosters individuality and active learning, helping children thrive now and in the future.

 Position Description: 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 & Responsibilities:

  • Support the teacher in positive classroom management and delivering 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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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.


  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ experience implementing educational programming and working with students as a teacher and educational aide, preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred


Salary Range: $22.11 – $25.60 per hour, based on education and experience.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Christine Frea at christine.frea@dsj.org