Teacher Assistant

Nonprofit Social Services Education Personal Care and Services

Provides therapeutically appropriate level of student supervision and training to ensure and protect student health and safety, and provides for increased student independence through age appropriate, functional means.


  • Attends to the educational, physical, social, and emotional needs of students while assisting the classroom teacher in the implementation of students' IEP goals.
  • Follows classroom schedule ensuring individual student's goals are implemented and appropriate therapy carryover is accomplished within the structured educational environment.
  • Assists in the organization and arrangement of the classroom in order to provide a conducive learning environment.
  • Assists in the classroom according to staffing patterns and students' needs, and conducts individual and group activities according to the established curriculum.
  • Escorts and assists students to and from school buses while providing opportunities or increased independence in mobility and orientation.
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and job skill trainings.
  • Follows all agency policy and procedures and demonstrates continuous regard for student safety, personal safety, and the safety of others.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • NYS Certified Teaching Assistant
    • Consideration will be given to applicants who are not currently NYS Certified Teaching Assistant if the process to become certified is started within 3 months of hire.
  • Must maintain qualifications in the crisis intervention procedure of the agency.
  • Must be capable at all times of initiating or assisting in all components of the crisis intervention of the agency.
  • Must be capable at all times of assisting occupants in the orderly evacuation of the facility, by both primary and secondary paths in the event of a fire or other emergency.


  • Up to 6 weeks paid time off your 1st year (sick, vacation, holidays, etc.)
  • College partnerships that provide discounts
  • Scholarships available!
  • 403B with company match
  • Agency Sponsored activities (Volleyball, Bowling, etc)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
  • And much more, see link below

Anderson Center for Autism offers our Employees with a Generous Benefits Package: https://www.andersoncenterforautism.org/benefits



Please submit all resumes and applications for this position through the following link: Teacher Assistant (paycomonline.net) 

This position description in no way states or implies that the responsibilities listed are the only duties to be performed by the person filling this position. The person in the position may be required to perform other duties as necessitated by the situation or requested by his/her supervisor.



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