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Indian Prairie School District 204 Bilingual Assistant - Spanish (part-time) 0.8 fte in Illinois

Bilingual Assistant - Spanish (part-time) 0.8 fteJobID: 10957

+ + Position Type:

Teacher Assistant/Bilingual Teacher Assistant

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Georgetown Elementary School

  • Date Available:


  • Closing Date:

    until filled


Description:Perform duties to work with assigned students or with groups of students to ensure that students' learning and behavioral objectives are achieved, which may include the following:

Job Summary:

  1. Work, under the supervision of the bilingual teacher or regular classroom teacher (push-in), with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.

  2. Translate written documents at the request of the bilingual teacher, building principal, ELL Coordinator, or front office personnel.

  3. Serve as an interpreter for parent conferences and telephone calls as needed at the request of the bilingual teacher, building principal, ELL Coordinator, or front office personnel.

  4. Assist in preparation of instructional materials.

  5. Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher in the absence of the bilingual teacher.

  6. Provide clerical assistance to the bilingual teacher such as filing, record keeping, data entry, copying, etc.

  7. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

  8. Ability to read, writes, and speaks English and Spanish.

  9. Use personal computer and general office equipment. Demonstrate proficiency using the technology and computer-based programs provided by the District. Use these programs to effectively manage and organize files, communication, records and databases.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

Qualifications:Qualified candidates will hold one of the following: a valid Educator License with Stipulations (PARA), Substitute License, or Professional Educator License.

Educator License with Stipulations (PARA) can be obtained by one of the following ways and applicants MUST submit their documentation to the DuPage Regional Office of Education in order for consideration:

  • At least 19 years of age

  • 1of the Following:

  • Associate’s degree or higher

  • 60 semester hours of coursework

  • High School Diploma or GED and a score of 460 or higher on the ETS Parapro

  • High School Diploma or GED and the following scores on the ACT Workkeys:

  • Applied Mathematics/Applied Math (with a score of 4)

  • Reading for information/Workplace Documents (with a score of 4)

For more information on these requirements, please see the following website:

Rate of Pay:$13.24/hour

Working Conditions:Elementary School

Selection Procedure:Qualified candidates will be contacted by the appropriate building administrator.