Teacher Assistant

Queens, NY

Posted: 06/18/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Education Pay Rate: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00/yr DOE

Job Description

Teacher Assistant - Special Education Private School

United Staffing Solutions, a leader in the staffing industry is representing a well-established, private, K-12 special education school in their search for a Teacher Assistant. This is a direct hire, permanent position for a year-round (12-month) special education program located in Roosevelt Island. Positions starting in July and September.

Salary is $35,000-$40,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits package included.The schedule is Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays 7:55am-2:40pm, Tuesdays 7:55am-3:30pm and Wednesdays 7:55am-4pm.

Responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant:

  • Implementing daily instruction, activities, and behavior strategies
  • Supporting students in their school activities
  • Teaching skills that are targeted goals for each student with support from the Head/Lead teacher

This is a unique opportunity to work with a school that prides itself on helping their students achieve success by supporting each child’s learning style. We are interviewing daily, apply now for immediate consideration!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Special education: 1 year (Required)


  • NYS Teaching Certificate (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Must have NYS Teaching Assistant Certificate (or certification in progress)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years previous experience working with special needs children in a special education setting
  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities and other related disorders preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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