Instructional Assistant

Ability Matters Dublin, OH Starting from $15.00 per year

Ability Matters is seeking compassionate and dedicated employees to join our team immediately. We strive to employ individuals who desire to make a difference in others’ lives by enhancing every aspect of the lives of adults with disabilities.  

The Instructional Assistant (starting Fall 2021) is responsible for collaborating with Paraprofessionals in order to provide a high level of service to individuals with disabilities and fully implement their IEPs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Inspires through active learning
  • Assists students who struggle with social norms/expectations and sensory issues with learning needs
  • Assists in training of Paraprofessionals
  • Implements and monitors IEP and/or ISP goals
  • Reviews and becomes familiar with all IEP’s for consumers served by the team
  • Works closely with the team to develop programming ideas
  • Assists in creating lesson plans and programming for students
  • Assists in training staff on completing educational programming
  • Provides direct service weekly with students and observes teams as needed
  • Provide behavioral supports
  • Provides accurate data reporting for behavior and IEP goals


  • Associate degree or bachelor’s degree and one-year experience in I/DD or education field
  • Possess and maintain Ohio Department of Education Instructional Assistant License for Ohio Autism Scholarship Program
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through on tasks
  • Possess and maintain First Aid and CPR training
  • Pass and maintain all required DODD training offerings
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug test
  • Possess and maintain a driving record with less than six (6) points
* Ability Matters is an equal opportunity employer and stands committed to affirmative action.
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