Job Description

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$21.02 - $32.52/Hour
East Campus
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri (K-12 School Calendar)

#111716 Instructional Aide

Filing Deadline: Mon 9/27/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

Please note that this position is a Career 83% appointment working under K-12 school academic calendar year.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/16/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/27/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Preuss School UCSD is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing a rigorous college prep education for motivated low-income students who will become the first in their families to graduate from college. As part of UCSD, a major research institution, The Preuss School also serves as a model school to study and develop best practices in the preparation of low-income, urban students for college admission to be disseminated to improve public education.

Applies professional knowledge to a narrow range of student disability issues, such as access, proctoring, or note-taking. Performs independently within this narrow range. Receives guidance from disability services manager on more complex issues.Under general supervision, the Learning Specialist Aide prepares, monitors, and delivers curriculum to individuals and groups of students with learning differences, and related work as assigned.

It is essential that individuals who occupy this position be able to adapt to the particular educational needs of the student(s). The Learning Specialist Aide works directly with students according to a highly structured plan. The behavioral and instructional components of the program are often individualized and require precise adherence. The Learning Specialist Aide develops new material and programs and has responsibility for aiding students in the development and maintenance of such varied learning skills as reading, writing, study, and test-taking techniques. Incumbents in these positions should possess a broad knowledge of what constitutes competent and creative skill usage at various academic levels and must be proficient at guiding students of diverse educational backgrounds to levels of skill development consistent with standards of satisfactory performance.

  • This position is a career 83% appointment working under K-12 school academic calendar year (203 scheduled days).


  • Demonstrate experience creating successful partnerships with parents, children, teachers and community representatives in providing a quality development and education program.

  • Graduation from college; paid or volunteer experience working with children in an educational or child care setting, or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities.

  • Knowledge of Special Education instructional/tutorial procedures and practices.

  • Thorough understanding of child development, including philosophy, methodology and changes occurring in the field.

  • Able to work with and be sensitive to a culturally diverse community.


  • Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish.


  • Must pass background check (LiveScan) and Tuberculosis (TB) screening.

  • Duties will require direct contact with children (defined as individuals under the age of 18); completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) form is required. Overtime may be required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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