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Preschool Instructional Aide

St. Mark's Catholic School
7503 W Northview St, Boise, ID 83704, USA


Instructional Aide – Full-Time

St. Mark's Catholic School, Boise, Idaho

St. Mark’s preschool serves three and four year olds during the academic school year. It is located in the St. Mark’s Catholic School facility and operates daily from 7:30 to 3:30 pm.


Primary Function


Under the direction of the school principal and preschool director, is responsible for supporting the Diocese of Boise in its mission to evangelize, catechize, and educate youth in a Catholic School environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recognize and support the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and providing instruction assistance consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church
  • Assist the classroom teacher with student supervision,
  • including assisting with lessons and field trip planning and related supervision
  • Assist with supervision of parent helpers and compliance with safe environment and other school requirements.
  • Assist with the school lunch program and playground supervision as necessary
  • Be able to communicate effectively with students; be able to help organize classroom learning and materials and field trips to motivate student learning.
  • Consistently and effectively assist in the evaluation of student progress.
  • Assist the teacher with a consistent disciplinary approach that promotes self-direction and positive self-image, and motivates learning
  • Help to maintain a functional and pleasant learning environment
  • At all times, demonstrate professional responsibility in all tasks assigned; display sound judgment in dress and general behavior
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • A working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapting appropriately in a school environment
  • Ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
  • Clean and neat personal appearance


Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred


Other/Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience working with three and four year olds


How to Apply

To apply:

Email the following to Donna Gordon, principal, :

· Cover letter, explaining your interest in the position

· Resumé

· Diocesan Application for Employment

Submission Link

Associated Document

Diocesan Pastoral Center

FAX: (208) 342-0224

1501 S. FEDERAL WAY, SUITE 400, BOISE, ID 83705

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