Teacher Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512173-712153
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 19, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Job Description for Teaching Assistant:

The Katherine Thomas School is a private special education school that services students with language, learning, sensory motor disabilities, and autism.

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Implementing instructional lessons or develop activities under the guidance of and direction of a special education teacher in academic and specials classrooms (PE, Art, Music)
  • Implementing student’s behavior plans and sensory diets
  • Collecting academic and behavioral data on the student
  • Serve as an escort to students during school or program activities
  • Using technology and/or AAC in order for students to access curriculum and communication
  • Working Hours: 8:30-4:15 M-F

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience for Teacher Assistant:

  • Must have a BA degree.
  • Experience with students with Autism highly preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Knowledge of education and behavior management methods, procedures, and techniques
  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Must be team oriented