Teaching Assistant Jobs
Teaching Assistant Overview
Teaching Assistant perform many of the same roles that teachers do, but they work under supervision to help the teacher perform his or her duties. Teaching Assistants may help plan lessons, teach lessons or work with students one-on-one or in small groups. Assistants often sit with students help them during lessons and work time. They may help create or copy instructional materials, grade students' work and complete many behind-the-scenes tasks so that teachers can focus on teaching. Depending on the age of the students, the Teaching Assistant may help out with field trips, playground duty and attendance.
Teaching Assistant Education Requirements
The amount of education Teaching Assistants require varies based on the school district, the grade level they will be assisting and their particular state and school district's requirements. Applicants generally need at least a high school diploma though some schools may require an associate degree. Teaching Assistants may be required to have a background check done and become CPR certified to work in a school setting. In areas where there is a lot of job competition, Teaching Assistants can increase their chances of getting hired by completing additional years of higher education, by gaining work experience in a related field and by earning additional certifications or skills.
Teaching Assistant Job Market
The job outlook for Teaching Assistants is expected to grow 9 percent by 2022, which is close to average for all occupations. While many schools are experiencing budget cuts, a good deal of them are responding by hiring fewer teachers and hiring more Teaching Assistants to help fill the gap. Similar positions include Pre-School Teacher Assistant jobs.
Teaching Assistant Salary
Teaching Assistants generally make around $23,640 a year on average. This amount will vary depending on the years of service the Teaching Assistant has worked, the school district they work in and the number of qualifications, certifications and special skills the Assistant has earned. Teaching Assistants may work either part time or full time.
Montclair Public Schools Montclair, NJ, 07042
MONTCLAIR PUBLIC SCHOOLS Montclair, New Jersey Human Resources Department TITLE: Aide, Instructional Aide; or Special Education with Curriculum Support QUALIFICATIONS: NJ: Substitute Teacher , CEAS, CE, or NJ Standard Certificate required. Demonstrated ability to work well with others. Knowledge of child growth and development and appropriate classroom practices preferred. Good oral and writt...
Construction Trades Teaching Assistant 2014-2015 School Year * Position requires successful construction trade experience * Industry credentials - * Preferred ability to work and communicate with high school students. * High school diploma required. Please submit: letter of interest with resume Clearances: ACT 151 _ Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance ACT 114 - Federal Fingerprints ...
Amherst Central Schools TEACHING ASSISTANTS Must be NYS certified M.S. - 39.25 hrs/wk -- in-school suspension room assistance H.S. - 32.5 hrs/wk -- lifeguard certificate reqd. - Apply by 8/1/14 - *SUBSTITUTES* Also continuously accepting applications for qualified substitutes in all areas: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Aides, Food Service See details and apply on-line ONLY @ www.amhers...
General Teachers and Teaching Assistants Heartworks 21stCCLC Afterschool Program is seeking qualified teachers and teaching assistants in Bayboro, N.C. Hours 3-6 daily, M-F. Pay commensurate with experience, degree and/or certificates. All school holidays off. Lively retirees welcomed. Send resume to:***** or call (252) 745-9703 Pay commensurate with experience, degree and/or cert...
Teaching Assistant: Part-time teaching assistant wanted for a local science and technology program. Candidates must possess experience working with students aged 9-11 and have confidence / comprehension of science and technology. Teaching assistant provides support to the classroom instructor with all operations of instruction and management. All qualified applicants will receive consideration fo...
Lincoln Hall is a residential facility for adolescent boys which has been providing services to teens and their families for over 150 years. We are located in Northern Westchester, New York and currently have openings in our on campus school for New York State Certified Teachers and Teaching Assistants. Primary responsibilities include: Preparing aged appropriate lesson plans Conducting lesson ...
Position: Teacher Assistant Salary: Depending on Experience Reports to: Child Development Program Manager Agency Background: The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work in Santa Clara County, California. The agency and its staff are proud to serve the...
Education The Mahanoy Area School District is accepting applications for the f ollowing ANTICIPATED teacher openings : Secondary English High School Special Education Information on positions available at www.mabears.net Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE Listing provided by: The Republican Herald, Pottsville, PA Times-Shamrock Communications Monster Partner Produc...
TEACHING ASSISTANT, HEAVY EQUIPMENT; LOCATION: WILDWOOD EDUCATION CENTER, GREATER SOUTHERN TIER BOCES. Deadline to apply: August 20, 2014. Please see the GST BOCES website, Employment Opportunities, for details and how to apply. www.gstboces.org....
Teaching Assistant-Interpreter OCM BOCES Deaf and Hard of Hearing program has the need for 3 Teaching Assistant-Interpreters to be located at Solvay Union Free School District; Irvin E. Henry Campus, CTE Bldg; and ESM High School. Successful candidates will provide interpreting services and teacher assistance. NYS certification as a teaching assistant required. Must be fluent in American Sign La...
Education The Mahanoy Area School District is accepting applications for the following: 5-8 COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TEACHER SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANTS Information on positions available at www.mabears.net Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. EOE Listing provided by: The Republican Herald, Pottsville, PA Times-Shamrock Communications Monster Partner Products: thet...
The Herkimer BOCES has a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant (CTE - Shop Environment). Applicant must hold Teaching Assistant certification or be eligible. Qualified applicants should apply online at www.olasjobs.org/mohawk. Closing date 7/31/14. EOE...
Kern Community College District Teaching Assistant, I.A./Welding (30 hrs/10 mos) Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide individual and group instructional services in a subject area; prepare, distribute and discuss grades and examinations with students; provide complex clerical assistance to the teaching staff. Education and Experience Any combination equivalent to: Associate d...
Licensed Teaching Assistant Roxbury Central School has a vacancy for a Full-time, Licensed Teaching Assistant. Please submit application materials by 8/27 to: Thomas J. OâBrien, Superintendent ROXBURY CENTRAL SCHOOL 53729 State Hwy. 30 Roxbury, NY 12474 EOE This job listing brought to you by The Daily Star...
Job Description Company Description: Nobel Education Institute has been providing educational services for 20 years. Our philosophy of education is that every student can succeed with appropriate guidance. We deeply believe that a dedicated educator has the power to change lives. We provide homework guidance, remedial and enrichment programs for students from elementary level to secondary level ...
Criterion Child Enrichment specializes in developmentally appropriate programs and services for young children and their families. Our mission seeks to support the early development and education of young children and their families. We believe in the strength of the family and its capacity to promote the health and development of children. Criterion Early Intervention, located in Worcester, is c...
The Gail and Terry Richardson Center for the Child Three's Classroom: Full-Time Lead Teacher (#14-49) Temporary Teaching Assistant (#14-50) For more information, visit www.fmarion.edu/about/positions or call (843) 661-1140. EOE/AA As Posted in the Florence Morning News...
Workatuh Honolulu, HI
Work at UH Advertisement New Search Title: Graduate Teaching Assistants in Hawaiian Studies Position Number: Pending Hiring Unit: Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, Hawai'inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Location: Manoa Date Posted: August 21, 2014 Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins August 22, 2014 Salary Information: Minimum salary: Step 6 - $1,458....
haysnw San Francisco, CA
ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED TEACHING ASSISTANT? Hays Education is looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant. Hays Education is currently looking for an experienced teaching assistant to work in an outstanding two form entry primary school in the Sale area. The school is looking for somebody with at least six months experience and a NVQ level 3. You will have experience working in primary schools...
Catholic Health Initiatives Des Moines, IA
MCHS-Teaching Assistant-Content Area Nursing - 1400023858 Description Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to assist Mercy College of Health Sciences' (MCHS) students with specialized instruction in their areas of expertise. Esssential Duties: Assists students on a one-to-one or small-group basis to provide learning assistance. Collaborates with instructors to assess the student's ne...
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$11,000.00 - $33,280.00
Typical Salary for Teaching Assistant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
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Connecting with Children
Deals with Uncertainty
Supervise students in classrooms; hallways; cafeterias; schoolyards; gymnasiums; and field trips.
Plans instructional efforts by discussing assigned teaching area with classroom teacher.
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