Mar 10, 2023

GD CA: Instructional Aide - Bilingual

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. If you are a Green Dot employee, please apply using the Career Worklet on the Workday Home Page.

Please note that should you apply for this position, you will be doing so to Green Dot Public Schools California in general - not to a specific school. If a school has an Instructional Aide - Bilingual position open, they will review the general applicant pool for potential candidates. It is up to the school site who they choose to contact for an interview.
The classification specification does not necessarily describe all the duties that might need to be performed. The summary provides examples of typical tasks performed in this classification.

Discuss classroom lesson plans and learning activities with teacher/specialist to implement instructional programs and supports for all Emergent Bilinguals (English Learners)
Work individually or with small groups of Emergent Bilinguals (EBs) to support access to lesson content in a variety of academic subjects based on teacher's request (circulation, one-on-one in classroom, small group in classroom)
Communicate with students in English and a designated second language to facilitate instructional processes
Work with a small group of Emergent Bilinguals during a core or elective course by pushing in or pulling out EBs to provide targeted designated instruction.
Review assessment results and other data to report progress regarding student's language performance as required; provide input and assist instructors with determining student advancement through established monitoring programs (Ellevation).
Complete the certification requirements to proctor the yearly English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC)
Support with the school's implementation of the yearly English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC)
Provide translation in parent-teacher conferences or telephone calls with limited or non-English speaking parents; translate or write notes, letters and other materials.
Observe and report behavior of students in and out of the classroom and support with implementing the school's behavior policy
Use a variety of technology platforms and applications to support student learning
Assist students by providing a proper role model, emotional support, patience, a friendly attitude and general guidance
Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures
Participate in meetings, in-service training programs and field trips as assigned
Maintain regular attendance
Perform other duties as assigned
Demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively as an educational team member

Consistent with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and other related legislation, candidates for this classification must meet the following standards:
Possess a high school diploma (or equivalent) AND one of the following:
* Completion of at least two years of college (48 semester units or 90 quarter units), OR
* Attainment of an AA (or higher) degree OR
* Passage of the CA Spanish Language Instructional Assistance Test
Bilingual in English and Spanish is required
You possess strong skills in MS Word and Excel
You are able to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written forums.
You have excellent interpersonal skills
You have six months experience working with adolescents/children in a structured environment (experience working with adolescents/children requiring a specialized learning environment is preferred, and verifiable supervised experience as a volunteer in a school or related organizational activity may be substituted on an equal basis)
Any other combination of training an experience that could likely provide the desired skills, knowledge or abilities may be considered, however, experience cannot substitute for the required minimum education and a willingness to work collaboratively as an educational team member
You will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

The hourly rate for this position is $15.00-16.05 per hour, based on education and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options. We also provide generous time off to support overall work-life balance while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students. (Visit to learn more.)

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted, and we are looking to fill current opening as soon as possible.

Green Dot California Home Office, Los Angeles, CA

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