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Teacher Assistant

The Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting the ESE Teacher in providing appropriate assistance to children; participating in snack time, clean-up, and daily upkeep of classrooms; implementing feeding programs and toilet training programs; and ensuring the delivery of quality programs and services for people served.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follows ESE Teacher’s directions in the classroom

  • Works daily with assigned activity groups on individual IEP goals and objectives.

  • Provides appropriate assistance to children.

  • Implement feeding programs and demonstrates proper techniques.

  • Implement toileting training programs and change children as needed.

  • Assists children daily in tooth brushing, hand washing, and dressing skills.

  • Supervises children properly during playground and free play activities.

  • Participates in lunchtime, clean-up, laundry responsibilities, and classroom upkeep daily.

  • Follows proper health and safety rules for toileting and changing children.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • DCF 45-hour childcare certificate (within 1 year of hire).

  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English (read, write, and speak) with employees, peers, supervisors, program participants, and external stakeholders

  • Effective problem-solving, reasoning, and critical thinking skills.

  • Must have an understanding of diverse families and their needs and ways to support them; must demonstrate a reliable, punctual, and stable working style and be able to work productively with

  • Must pass a Level II background check, a pre-employment physical and a drug screen and PPD


Pay: $11.00/hr.


After completing your application, email it to to have your application reviewed and submitted to the appropriate department.