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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Instructional Aide in Bakersfield, California


  • High school diploma and passage of Kern High School District proficiency test

  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing and mathematics or reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

  • Experience and desire to work with children and ability to command the respect of children

  • Skill and accuracy in oral and written expression and ability and willingness to understand and follow directions

  • Ability to work with adults and children and to respect confidential matters

  • Audio-visual and teacher aide education courses desirable

  • Certification of completion of full 20 hour ProAct Crisis Intervention Training within the first 120 days of employment and maintain current certification

  • Bilingual ability may be required, depending on assignment

REPORTS TO: Administrator as assigned

JOB GOAL: To provide well-organized, smoothly functioning classenvironment in which students can take full advantage of instructional programand available resource materials


  • Assigned to work with classroom teachers, special teachers, counselors or other personnel

  • Assists in development of desirable social skills and habits, morals and mental and physical health for all pupils

  • Assists with checking, care, preparation and arrangement of instructional materials and equipment

  • Assists with enrollment procedures, cafeteria count, attendance verifications and other classroom routines and activities

  • Assists with yard duty, first aid and physical education periods

  • Helps with recordkeeping, filing, checking and works with small groups of children under direction of the teacher or other certificated staff

  • Assists classroom teacher with handicapped children to and from buses, with wraps and specia equipment

  • Assists in lifting, moving, and positioning students as necessary to render various forms of personal care which may include, but are limited to, feeding, dressing, grooming, toileting, diapering, therapy and specialized health care procedures; assists students in use of wheelchairs braces or orthopedic equipment; may be required to use mechanical lifting or other equipment

  • Prepares laundry and makes beds; prepares and assists children during lunch and snack period; checks and maintains lavatories

  • Assists with ProAct Crisis Intervention as needed

  • Maintains confidentiality of student records in accordance with District and legal requirements

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.