Classified Substitute - Instructional Assistant Douglas ESD

Classified Substitute - Instructional Assistant
Special Education Classroom in Douglas County
Douglas ESD
2020 - 2021 School Year

Douglas ESD celebrates and supports employees of color.  As we strive to become one of the most ethnically and racially diverse professional organizations in Southwest Oregon, persons of color and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Douglas ESD Substitute Instructional Assistants (IA) work in our Special Needs Classrooms. Early Learning Classroom with children ages 1-3. IA subs work in place of current IA classrooms and follow the direction of the teacher. IA Implement individualized programs, activities, and supervision of assigned students with disabilities as directed by the classroom teacher. The therapeutic learning class (TLC) is a transitional program, serving students K-8, designed to help children with mental health and behavioral concerns. The Complex Needs Classroom (CNC), operated by the Douglas ESD and located at Fir Grove Elementary in Roseburg, serves medically fragile students whose disabilities are restrictive enough that general education classrooms are unsuitable for their needs. These children often have a number of medical complications. Most have varying degrees of visual impairments and all are in wheelchairs.

We hire IA subs only for these classrooms. The Early Learning Centers (ELC), Therapeutic Learning Classroom (TLC) and the Complex Needs Center (CNC) are located at the following schools:

  • Early Learning Center @ Two locations in Green     

  • Early Learning Center @ Myrtle Creek Elementary  

  • Early Learning Center @ Sunnyslope Elementary  

  • Early Learning Center @ Yoncalla Elementary School 

  • TLC @ Myrtle Creek  

  • TLC @ Sutherlin West  

  • TLC @ Winchester Elementary

  • CNC @ Fir Grove Elementary School     

IA subs are on-call positions with no guaranteed hours or days. If you want to work as an IA sub for specific schools or districts, please contact them directly.

Starting Salary: $14.23 per hour

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A background check will be conducted and must successfully clear prior to employment.
Douglas ESD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity and valuing the cultural, educational, and life experience of each student and employee, as well as equitable outcomes for all students.
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