2017 Teacher Assistants
Median Pay: US$24,900
Entry Level: Some college, no degree
Summary
Teacher assistants work under a teacher's supervision to give students additional attention and instruction.
Duties

Teacher assistants typically do the following:

  • Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior
  • Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades
  • Help teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as computers
  • Supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch and recess, and on field trips

Teacher assistants also are called teacher aides, instructional aides, paraprofessionals, education assistants, and paraeducators.

Teacher assistants work with or under the guidance of a licensed teacher. Generally, teachers introduce new material to students while teacher assistants help reinforce the lessons by working with individual students or small groups of students. For example, after the teacher presents a lesson, a teacher assistant may help a small group of students as they try to master the material.

Teachers may seek feedback from assistants to monitor students' progress. Some teachers and teacher assistants meet regularly to discuss lesson plans and student development. Teacher assistants sometimes help teachers by grading tests and checking homework.

Some teacher assistants work only with special education students. Some of these students attend regular classes, and teacher assistants help them understand the material and adapt the information to their learning style. Teacher assistants may work with students who have more severe disabilities in separate classrooms. They help these students with basic needs, such as eating or personal hygiene. With young adults, they may help students with disabilities learn skills necessary for them to find a job or live independently after graduation.

Some teacher assistants work in specific locations in the school. For example, some work in computer laboratories, teaching students how to use computers and helping them use software. Others work as recess or lunchroom attendants, supervising students during these times of the day.

Although most teacher assistants work in elementary, middle, and high schools, others work in preschools and childcare centers. Often, one or two assistants work with a lead teacher to provide the individual attention that young children need. They help with educational activities. They also supervise the children at play and help with feeding and other basic care.

Department Coordinator, Non-Exempt (Administrative Support Coord (3498)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Certified Teacher: Elementary - JCES

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Certified Teacher: Spanish - BCMS

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
POSITION: Certified Teacher: SpanishSCHOOL / DEPT: Boyle County Middle SchoolEVALUATOR: Principal / DesigneeSALARY SCHEDULE: CertifiedFLSA STATUS: ExemptJOB CLASS: N/AAPPROVED BY: Boyle County Board of Education DATE: May 2018ABOUT USKids come first at Boyle County Schools. We're proud to...
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Elementary Teaching Assistant, 2019-20

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Health Aide - IDEA Rise (19-20)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
IDEA Public Schools:At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that each and every one of our students graduates from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools...
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Health Aide - IDEA Achieve (19-20)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
IDEA Public Schools:At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that each and every one of our students graduates from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools...
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Health Aide - IDEA Parmer Park (19-20)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Health Aide - IDEA Health Professions (19-20)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Certified Teacher: Preschool / IECE - JCES

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
POSITION: Certified Teacher: Preschool / IECESCHOOL / DEPT: Junction City ElementaryEVALUATOR: Principal / DesigneeSALARY SCHEDULE: CertifiedFLSA STATUS: ExemptJOB CLASS: N/AAPPROVED BY: Boyle County Board of Education DATE: May 2018ABOUT USKids come first at Boyle County Schools. We're proud...
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Certified Teacher: Elementary - WES

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
POSITION: Certified Teacher: ElementarySCHOOL / DEPT: Woodlawn Elementary SchoolEVALUATOR: Principal / DesigneeSALARY SCHEDULE: CertifiedFLSA STATUS: ExemptJOB CLASS: N/AAPPROVED BY: Boyle County Board of Education DATE: May 2018ABOUT USKids come first at Boyle County Schools. We're proud to...
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Speech Language Pathologist

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
We have an immediate opening for a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist at a private pediatric treatment clinic in Colorado Springs, CO. This prestigious clinic offers a professional setting with a fun, casual environment, competitive pay and an opportunity to work in an SLP owned clinic. Benefits...
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Colorado Springs, CO

German Speaking Preschool Teacher

Type: Part Time
Prospect Academy of Westchester, one of a kind multilingual early childhood and daycare center is looking for a part-timeTeacher's Assistants, Substitute teachers and interns for their expanding German language programs.
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White Plains, NY

Lead Medical Office Assistant

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
OverviewHonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research...
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Scottsdale, AZ

RHS .5 Science Teacher

Type: Part Time
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Teacher Assistant/Tutor (Hourly)

Type: Part Time
The position of Teacher Assistant/Tutor requires an overall commitment to the policies and procedures of the Center for Pre-College Programs and the Consortium for Pre-College Education in Greater Newark New Jersey College Bound (NJCB) program. Employment and/or continued employment is subject to...
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Teacher-Floater

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:1. Must have availability to work at all of Catholic Charities Head Start and Child Care Center locations. Assignment to sites may be either short or long term and work hours may vary based...
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Graduate Assistants

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
NECC staff enrolled in the Western New England University Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis graduate program are able to be employed as a NECC graduate assistant. Graduate assistants participate in the three-year degree program (on-site) while gaining valuable work experience with...
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Lead Instructor of Indonesian Language and Culture, Defense Critical Language and Culture Program (DCLCP)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
The University of Montana invites applications for a Lead Instructor of Indonesian and Culture with the Defense Critical Language and Culture Program (DCLCP). DCLCP provides intensive language and culture education for members of the Active Duty Military, the National Guard, Reserve and...
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CHILD CARE COORDINATOR

Type: Part Time
BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided...
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RN NEW GRADUATE NURSE - BURN CENTER - FALL 2018

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
New Graduate RN needed for the Burn Center. This is a 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling and is eligible for an extensive benefit package.The Burn Center is a 21-bed ICU capable unit that has the most state of the art and innovative equipment. We provide...
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Chapel Hill, NC