Instructional Assistant

Los Angeles, CA
School Support – Instructional Support
Full-Time 2019-2020 School Year
The Mission

KIPP LA Public Schools is a non-profit organization that operates free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools serving students in South, Southeast, and East Los Angeles. KIPP LA’s mission is to teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for our students to thrive in school, college, and life. Through the success of our students, KIPP LA's team and family will serve as a model of excellence and collaborate with others to raise the quality of education in Los Angeles.

KIPP LA currently operates 17 schools and serves approximately 7,200 students. Our team is expanding rapidly; over the next five years, we will more than double the number of students we serve.

The Opportunity

    • Oversee and manage small group instruction to reinforce lesson objectives
    • Support classroom teachers in classroom preparation and progress monitoring
    • Make copies, prepare classroom materials, and organize physical classroom environment
    • Grade papers and track assessment results in data tracked

The Qualifications

    • Believe deeply that all students can learn and deserve a high-quality education
    • Team player
    • Optimistic attitude
    • Inspiring and motivating to others
    • Reflective and dedicated to personal growth
    • Desire excellence for himself and others around him
    • Exhibit KIPP LA’s Core Values (grit, integrity, optimism, citizenship)
    • Willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the school
    • Strong customer service ethic
    • Self-driven and tenacious
    • Passing score on the California Basic Skills Test (CBEST) preferred, or desire to take CBEST
    • Relentless determination to do whatever it takes to help our students succeed
    • Passion and deep alignment with KIPP LA’s mission, values and culture
    • Goal driven, accountable, and reliable; Strong attention to detail and follow through
    • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Outlook

The Perks

    • Starting rate of $15/hour
    • Generous benefits package
    • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost
    • KIPP LA life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP LA
    • Voluntary Benefits (Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
    • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays and sick leave
    • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement, etc.)


KIPP LA Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

KIPP LA strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, http://www.kippla.org/. Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.