Preschool Special Education Teacher Assistant

Bronx Early Learning Center, 1887 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx, New York, United States of America ● Bronx, NY, USA Req #1770
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050. We operate over 60 programs across New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County including emergency, transitional and permanent housing. Our services extend to families experiencing homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, youth aging out of foster care, adults with behavioral health or substance use needs, and others in need, including a special education preschool program.

We are in search of new talent in the following position…

The Teacher Assistant assists classroom teacher in all aspects involving instruction, documenting progress, and safety of students.

Our early learning center is a vibrant and nurturing special education preschool. To learn more about the program, copy and paste this link into a browser

Location: 1887 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx NY 10457

Teacher Assistants receive an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, a retirement plan, paid personal leave, and much more. At our school, Teacher Assistants also enjoy a convenient weekday schedule (Monday to Friday) that follows a 12 month or 10 month school calendar.

Minimum Qualifications: The Teacher Assistant role requires a High School graduate and New York State Certification as a Teacher Assistant.

Teacher Assistant Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Work with individual children or groups of children on special instructional projects and activities as planned in conjunction with the teacher.
  2. Work cooperatively as member of team assisting in related instructional work as required; and assisting pupils in the use of available instructional resources and the development of instructional materials.
  3. Write individual anecdotal records and/or keep record of discrete trial instruction of students by providing the teacher with information about the children that will assist the teacher in the development of appropriate learning experiences.
  4. Meet with teacher to plan instructional activities and materials thereby utilizing their own special skills and abilities by assisting in instructional programs in such areas as: foreign languages, arts, crafts, music and similar subjects.
  5. Escort students to and from the school buses at arrival and dismissal time.  Escort students throughout the building outside of the classroom.
  6. Communicate with parents verbally and in writing under the direction of the teacher, or in absence of the teacher.
  7. Participate in staff development activities.
  8. Attend team meeting conferences as appropriate.
  9. Follow policies and procedures of school.
  10. Perform other related duties as requested.

To learn more about VOA-Greater New York, copy and paste this link into a browser: 

Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-Greater New York, unless you have been approved by VOA-Greater New York for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.

VOA-Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories.  Apply today! 

Other details

  • Job Family Early Childhood Development - Education
  • Job Function Education
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.12
  • Max Hiring Rate $17.98
  • Required Education Certification
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  • Bronx Early Learning Center, 1887 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx, New York, United States of America
  • Bronx, NY, USA