Instructional Assistant

Los Angeles, CA
School Support – Instructional Support
Full-Time 2020-2021 School Year
About Us

KIPP SoCal Public Schools (KIPP SoCal) is a nonprofit organization that operates tuition-free, open-enrollment, public charter schools focused on preparing students in systemically under-resourced communities in Southern California for choice filled lives. In July 2019, KIPP LA Public Schools and KIPP San Diego Public Schools united to become KIPP SoCal Public Schools to better meet the needs of our students. We currently operate 19 schools, educate approximately 8,200 students and support an additional 4,300 alumni who are attending high school and college.

Instructional Assistant 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

Instructional Assistant Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Passing score on the California Basic Skills Test (CBEST) preferred, or desire to take CBEST
    • 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 SoCal'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
    • Relentless determination to do whatever it takes to help our students succeed
    • Passion and deep alignment with KIPP SoCal'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

Instructional Assistant Perks

    • Starting rate of $16/hour
    • Very competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package
    • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost
    • Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
    • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, 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 for dependents, etc.)


KIPP SoCal 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 SoCal 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.kippsocal.org/. Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.