Teacher Aide Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Teacher Aide

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Teacher Aide to assist our teaching staff in providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for our students. The Teacher Aide will work closely with the classroom teacher to support student learning and development, and will be responsible for a variety of tasks including classroom management, lesson preparation, and student supervision.


  • Assist the classroom teacher in preparing and delivering lessons and activities
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students as needed
  • Supervise students during classroom activities, recess, and lunchtime
  • Assist with classroom management and behavior management strategies
  • Help maintain a safe and clean classroom environment
  • Communicate regularly with the classroom teacher and other school staff


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with children in a classroom or similar setting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for working with children and helping them succeed

Physical Demands: The Teacher Aide may be required to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time, and may need to lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. The Teacher Aide must also be able to communicate effectively with students and staff.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Teacher Aide

What is the best way to find and hire a Teacher Aide near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Teacher Aide applicants. Employers posting their Teacher Aide job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Teacher Aide applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Teacher Aide are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Teacher Aide positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Teacher Aide role?
SMS has 92% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Teacher Aide job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Teacher Aides are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 101% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Teacher Aide applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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