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Johnston Community School District Developmental Kindergarten Associate .5 (internal only) in Johnston, Iowa

Position Summary: Provide one-on-one and small group assistance to students


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Ability to relate to all children regardless of needs and/or abilities

  • Possess excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills

Successful completion of a criminal background check and physical capacity profile test will be required upon offer.



  • Works well with others, maintaining positive and effective communication with school personnel and students

  • Contributes to creating a positive work environment

  • Demonstrates integrity and respects confidentiality

  • Arrives on time and works consistently until the end of his/her scheduled day

  • Takes advantage of professional growth opportunities related to his/her specific job

  • Works independently and with confidence

  • Demonstrates ability to grasp and adjust to new and changing situations

  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to work without close supervision


  • Assists in the supervision of students in the classroom and other areas of the school facility. This may include:

  • Bus arrival/dismissal

  • Lunch and/or recess

  • School related activities/field trips during contracted hours

  • Emergency drills/situations

  • Assists staff in preparation of materials. This may include:

  • Reproducing and preparing materials and equipment used in the classroom

  • Correcting papers, workbooks, and tests

  • Creating and preparing materials for bulletin boards

  • Works with group or individual students in the daily routine of the classroom under the teacher’s direction. May include:

  • Assisting teacher with classroom management and/or implementation of behavioral management plan(s)

  • Assisting students with homework, tests, and/or seat work

  • Assisting students with technology (audio visual, computer, adaptive educational equipment)

  • Maintaining records for individual students

  • Reports relevant matters to the building administrator(s) or designee

  • Keeps teacher(s) informed of all relevant student-related matters

  • Assists the office staff when needed

  • Records attendance and lunch count at the beginning of each kindergarten class and reports information to the office

  • Assists in the integration of special education students in the regular classroom

  • Assists any student as need arises or as requested

  • Provides relevant/requested information for development and implementation of IEP’s for individual students

  • Maintains working knowledge and use of available technology

  • Maintains appropriate health and safety standards

  • Duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor may vary from time to tim

EVALUATION: Job evaluation will be conducted in accordance with the Master Agreement.

District Statement

Johnston Community School District is an equal-opportunity affirmative-action employer. It is the policy of the District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, creed, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, marital status in its employment and personnel practices. Johnston Community School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact

Work Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


  • Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS)

  • Employee assistance program

  • Paid leave and holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement

Primary Location WALLACE

Salary Range $17.68 - $21.97 / Per Hour

Shift Type Part-Time