Classroom Support Aide

Alpha Public Schools - San Jose, CA - Full time

Alpha Public Schools - San Jose, CA - Full time

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POSITION: Classroom Support Aide -- Immediate Opening

REPORTS TO: Principal


  • Alpha Students, School Leaders, Teachers, Families

LOCATION: San Jose, CA (Alpha: Cornerstone)


Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools serving the students of East San Jose. Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.


We are seeking highly motivated, energetic individuals to serve our school as Classroom Support Aides (CSA) for the 16-17 school year. Credentialed ISS who have demonstrated outstanding performance, highly preferred. CSA’s are optimistic, positive, and relentlessly pursues results. Additionally, a strong candidate is empathetic, and believes that all students can achieve. Above all, CSA’s at Alpha are flexible, patient, and care deeply for students with special needs.


  • DRIVEN: Alpha staff members have a sustained commitment to the school and workplace that demonstrates persistence and drive to complete a job.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL: Alpha staff members demonstrate risk taking, innovation, self-confidence, and the ability to push oneself beyond one’s comfort zone.
  • RELATIONSHIP BUILDER: Alpha staff members demonstrate how they have leveraged relationships to improve outcomes for students and will develop strong relationships with Alpha students, families, and staff
  • FLEXIBLE: Alpha staff members adapt to meet the needs of the organization and a startup work environment
  • Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
  • AA Degree, HS Diploma or GED, required
    1. OR completion of two years of college, not a degree but seventy-two (72) quarter hours or forty-eight (48) semester hours of college credit
    2. OR a passing score on the Praxis Parapro Assessment Test
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and able to apply feedback quickly
  • High behavioral expectations and academic expectations for all students
  • Team-oriented and able to implement school-wide systems effectively and consistently
  • Highly organized and self-motivated


  • Embody the mission, vision and core beliefs of the school
  • Teach and enforce school-wide systems, structures and rules
  • Support teachers and administrators in the execution of the academic program including but not limited to: running small group instructional pullouts, conducting assessments, covering classes, planning and executing lessons, and assisting in the day to day operations of the school as needed
  • Support classroom teacher in implementation of full inclusion model for students with special needs
  • Collaborate with special education and general education teachers to optimize push-in services for students with special needs
  • Communicate with parents in a productive and proactive manner
  • Abide by hours set by the school

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base salary of $15-20/hour, increases commensurate with experience and qualifications

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Please submit the following

  1. Resume
  2. A cover letter answering the question: “Why do you want to work at Alpha Public Schools?”

Incomplete applications or those with errors will not be considered. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.

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Alpha Public Schools

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