Instructional Aide

Who You Are

  • An education reformer with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • A professional who is passionate about assisting students with special needs in a rigorous, college preparatory learning environment.
  • An individual possessing the emotional maturity and stability necessary for the specialized work involved in this role and the ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
  • A graduate of an Associate’s degree program (required), with experience working with children in an educational setting (preferred).


What You’ll Do

  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Monitor work, correct papers, and supervise curriculum-based testing and makeup work as assigned by the certified staff.
  • Perform clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff.
  • Assist, as directed by certified staff, in the effort to successfully maintain students with special needs in an integrated setting, as determined by the IEP/Title 1/ESL Team(s).



Salary range is $30,000 - $35,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.

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