Teaching Assistant I (Monroe Campus)

Hillside Childrens Center
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 Hillside Family of Agencies is currently hiring for a Teaching Assistant (TA) at our Rochester, NY location. This is a full time (40 hour) position with hours being between Monday-Friday between 8am – 4:30pm.


The Teaching Assistant (TA) works under close supervision in performing functions that assist in the treatment and care of the children/youth that we serve. The TA also works in conjunction with the teacher to maintain a positive classroom learning environment to support the academic, emotional, and social growth of students.


Essential functions of this job include, but are not limited to:

Works with individual students or groups of students requiring special instruction.
Works with the classroom teacher to identify information about specific students in order to develop appropriate teaching plans and learning experiences for students.
Assists in preparation of instructional resources and aids students in the use of these resources.
Provides and effectively plans for prevention and management of crises by therapeutic crisis intervention techniques which may include emergency physical intervention techniques in accordance with agency policy; maintains appropriate affect regulation.
Works with the classroom teachers to instruct students in areas such as remedial reading, remedial math, and life skills.
Provides direct classroom instruction in the event of the teacher's absence.
Maintains communication with students’ families regarding progress of students, as instructed.
Helps proctor and supervises students during state testing assessments.

Requirements: High school diploma and experience working in a classroom or related therapeutic experience with children/youth is required. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology or Early Childhood Education and 1 year of experience is preferred. 
NYS or eligibility for certification as a teaching assistant is required. Candidates should have a valid driver’s license and meet agency driving standards.

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