Teacher Assistant

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Teacher Assistant Job Description

 

Job Title: Teacher Assistant

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher Assistant to support classroom instruction and management in our school. The Teacher Assistant will work closely with the classroom teacher to provide individualized support to students, manage classroom behaviour, and assist with administrative tasks as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

     Assist the classroom teacher in providing instruction to students, both individually and in small groups

     Manage student behaviour and maintain a safe and positive classroom environment

     Support students with disabilities or special needs, including physical and behavioural accommodations

     Prepare and organize instructional materials, and assist with grading and record-keeping

     Communicate regularly with the classroom teacher regarding student progress and needs

     Collaborate with other school personnel to support student success and achievement

     Participate in professional development opportunities as required by the school district

     Participate in school-wide activities and events, and collaborate with other school personnel to promote a positive school culture and environment

 

Requirements:

 

     High school diploma or equivalent (required), some college coursework in education or a related field (preferred)

     Experience working with students in a K-12 setting (preferred)

     Knowledge of instructional strategies and classroom management techniques

     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with students, parents, and school personnel

     Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and manage multiple tasks and priorities

     Flexibility to work on short notice and to accept assignments in different grade levels and subject areas

     Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity in all aspects of the job, and to promoting a safe and inclusive school environment.