Teacher Assistant

Job Description

We are a private, non-profit school serving the needs of children with autism and related learning disorders seeking teacher assistants.  The position requires working with the teacher and administration to assist children in the classroom, with lunch and at recess.  Responsibilities include  preparation and operation of classroom computers and audiovisual equipment; fostering and promoting a positive classroom atmosphere and behavior; attending and participating in weekly staff meetings as requested; and, demonstrating a friendly and cooperative demeanor with all staff members and parents.

Further desired attributes consist of compassion to work with children with learning disorders; willingness to learn on the job; patience and ability to maintain control while multitasking; good communication skills, flexibility and a good team player; and dependable with a good work ethic.

Basic computer knowledge and website navigation needed as well as familiarity with Microsoft applications including Teams, Word, PowerPoint, etc. 

Opportunities for growth and advancement are available.