Teacher Assistant 

REPORTS TO: Principal 

CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: NY State Teacher Assistant Certification 

HOURS: As needed 

PERFORMANCE: Abides by personnel policies of the school 


•      To provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teachers, allowing teachers more time for lesson planning and teaching

•      To support and assist children in learning class material using the teacher's lesson plans, providing students with individualized attention

•      To supervise students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, and hallways, or on field trips


·      Under supervision of certified teacher, prepares for classroom activities

·      Works with small groups of students to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher

·      Assists individual children in need of special attention. (ie: tutoring)

·      Performs clerical duties in a timely manner

·      Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work generated by the  teacher

·      Assist with preparing students for the day—bus duty, hearing aid checks, etc.

·      Assists teacher with non-instructional classroom duties. (ie: snack, arrival/departure routines)

·      Assists students in all specials (ie: physical education, art, et.al.)

·      Maintains consistent discipline in accordance with teacher

·      Reports to the teacher any matter of importance that occurs in the event of a teacher’s  absence

·      Basic knowledge of ASL (American Sign Language) and/or understanding of early language development

·      Performs any other tasks deemed necessary by administration 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: jobs@clearyschool.org

In your email subject line please indicate:  Teacher Assistant 

Applications accepted all year

  • Substitute Teachers (All Buildings, appropriate certifications required)
  • Substitute Teaching Assistants (All Buildings, appropriate certifications required))
  • Substitute Custodians 

Send letters of interest, cover letter and resume to: 

Email:  jobs@clearyschool.org 

In the subject line write, as applicable: 

Substitute Teacher, Substitute Teaching Assistant, or  Substitute Custodian

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