Teacher's Assistant - Middle & High School

US-NY-Yonkers
9 months ago
Job ID
2016-1020
# of Openings
10
Category
Youth Worker

Overview

 
 

Teaching Assistant will assist the classroom teacher in providing instruction within a therapeutic classroom. 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

·         Working with individual students or groups of students on special instructional projects

·         Providing the teacher with information about students which will assist the teacher in the development of appropriate learning and behavioral         experiences

·         Assisting students in the use of available instructional resources

·         Assisting the teacher in the development of instructional materials

·         Utilizing their own special skills and abilities by assisting in instructional programs (foreign language, art, music, etc.)

·         Assisting with monitoring student progress and behavior

·         Assisting students with behavior/management needs

·         Assisting in maintaining a classroom environment that is conducive for instruction

·         Assisting in maintaining student grade and attendance reporting

·         Assisting in proctoring and other activities related to the administration of examinations

·         Assisting in the correction of tests, and papers

·         Supervising students

·         Escorting students to various activities/areas (lunch related arts, gym, etc.)

·         Using therapeutic intervention techniques to de-escalate problematic situations

·         Performing other duties as assigned by the teacher and/or administration

Qualifications

 

·         Minimum of a bachelor’s degree

·         Teaching Assistant Certification is required

·         Experience working with children and/or adolescents in a school setting preferred

·         Certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

·         Sensitive to the cultural diversity of our population

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