We’d love to have you on our team! ESS has partnered with Birmingham City Schools to manage its instructional assistant program and we’re hiring.

Becoming an instructional assistant is an exciting and rewarding way to give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of students. We are hiring hundreds of instructional assistants to help student achievement. We are looking for parents, community members, and retired teachers interested in getting back into the classroom. If you’re looking to make a positive contribution to the development of children, ESS has a place for you.

We offer excellent employee perks, including health benefits, training, support, weekly pay, 401(k), bonus opportunities, award programs, and more.

What are the responsibilities of an instructional assistant?
An ESS instructional assistant aids the classroom teacher to provide extra support to students in reading and math, promoting maximum academic and personal growth. The instructional assistant’s job responsibilities range from supplementing the regular classroom curriculum to helping individual students.

To work as an instructional assistant in Birmingham City Schools, you must pass all criminal background checks and have a high school diploma/GED or higher. Becoming an instructional assistant for ESS is a simple process.

Apply Online and Complete Your Application
Apply through our user-friendly online application. During the application process, you will be able to upload your background checks, certificates, proof of education, and resume. After your resume is complete, an ESS team member will guide you through the hiring and training process.

Additional Information

Pay Rates
Pay rates vary based on education level, licensure status, and the assignment that you accept. For more details,
click here to view our pay rate chart.

Refer a Friend, Earn $100!
If you know someone who would make an excellent instructional assistant, we want to hear from you! Simply fill out our
referral form. If your friend applies, gets hired, and meets the eligibility requirements, you’ll receive a $100 bonus.

Contact Information
Contact us at
Birmingham@ESS.com or call us at 877.983.2244 to speak with an employee engagement representative. We are available Monday through Thursday from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm and Friday from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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