Teaching Assistant - HS

    • Job Tracking ID: 512173-742765
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 11, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: September 8, 2020
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Job Description:

Job Description for the Teacher's Assistant:

The Katherine Thomas School High School Program (KTHS) serves students in grades 9 through 12 with language and learning disabilities, autism, intellectual disabilities, and/or other health impairments. The Katherine Thomas High School in Rockville, MD is seeking to hire full-time high school Special Education Teacher Assistants for 10 months positions beginning with the 2020/2021 school year. Be a part of a supportive team with friendly staff and help to make a difference in someone's life.

Teacher Assistant position responsibilities include:

  • Assist teachers in implementing content area curricula
  • Guide and assist students in the classroom in following the teacher’s instruction and school/program rules
  • Provide necessary accommodations to meet individual, group, and program needs
  • Create a supportive learning environment
  • Implement Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Document student progress through written notes and narrative reports
  • Drive the school minivan as needed

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience for the Teacher's Assistant:

  • Must have a BA degree in education or a related field
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Experience with students with learning disabilities, Autism, intellectual disabilities, and/or other health impairment preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English clearly
  • Knowledge of education and behavior management methods, procedures, and techniques
  • Must be reliable, maintain a professional attitude, and be team oriented