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Teacher Assistant

Teacher Assistant/Building Sub

AIM Academy is currently looking for a friendly, creative and competent Teacher Assistant to join our remarkable team of educators. If you are a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education, we urge you to apply! In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students both remotely and in-house, developing and/or facilitating predetermined lesson plans, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness in accordance with AIM’s COVID-19 re-opening procedures.

Hired Candidates will be able to take advantage of AIM’s various professional development opportunities, such as: our Pathways to Proficient Reading, Wilson Certification, and more. 

The successful candidate must enjoy working with children and be devoted to building a nurturing and safe learning environment. To excel in this role, you must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of classroom activities and teaching methods.

Teacher Assistant Responsibilities:

●     Work with the lead teacher to monitor the class schedule both in-house and virtually as needed.

●     Assist teachers with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment.

●     Revise lesson material with students individually or in small groups.

●     Ensure the classroom environment is safe and clean in accordance with AIM’s COVID-19 Re-opening plan.

●     Oversee students during non-classroom times including in-between classes, during lunch, and on field excursions.

●     Collaborate with lead teachers to recognize issues students are facing and recommend solutions.

●     Document student progress and communicate with parents to keep them informed.

●     Help lead teachers to create lesson plans.

●     Comply with state, school, and class rules and regulations.

●     Attend all training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings.

Teacher Assistant Requirements:

●     High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

●     Bachelor’s degree in Education or relevant field is preferred.

●     A minimum of 2 years experience as a teaching assistant or similar role.

●     Solid understanding of classroom activities and teaching best practices.

●     Must have a compassionate and positive attitude.

●     Must believe in the power and importance of diversity, equity and inclusivity work as it relates to school and community.

●     Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

●     Outstanding interpersonal and presentation abilities.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to our HR Coordinator, Cheryl Ferst at