Instructional Assistant (Swing Shift)

SCHEDULE:     Monday –Friday

                          (Shift hours may vary) between (11:00 am and 9:00pm)

EMPLOYMENT DATE:  Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: (Brief Synopsis-full description upon request) Work schedule follows School Calendar Year.  This position performs any combination of instructional and vocational tasks to work with students in small groups to promote the acquisition of daily living, transition, and Expanded Core Curriculum skills established by the State of Kansas, the Kansas State School for the Blind, and directives of lead supervisor and/or manager. Perform other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or G.E.D and 48 credit hours at an institution of higher education OR Associate’s Degree.  The ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively in a school environment. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Upon offer of employment background checks will be conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation, KS Dept. of SRS/Children and Family Services and Backgrounds Plus.  Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee). 

Must Possess a Valid Driver’s License


CONTACT:  Tom Burdolski, Human Resources Office; Kansas State School for the Blind;

Phone: 913/305-3004 , E-mail:

Kansas State School for the Blind

Kansas State School for the Blind

Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage Sick & Vacation leave Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually) Fitness Centers in select locations Employee discounts with the STAR Program Retirement and deferred compensation programs Hourly rate: Starting at $10.49 per hour, depending on Qualifications, Certifications and Experience. Excellent Benefits.
Job Start Date: May-6-2019
Applications Due By: September-5-2019

Job Contact Information

Tom Burdolski - - 9133053004

Employer Information

Kansas State School for the Blind

Employer Address: Irwin Administration Building Kansas City, Kansas

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