How do they match: Teaching Assistants, Special Education

  • Teaching Assistants, Special Education

  • Special Education Teacher Assistant
  • Special Education Teaching Assistant

  • Assist a preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher to provide academic, social, or life skills to students who have learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Serve in a position for which a teacher has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.

  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Distribute teaching materials, such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils, to students.
  • Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.
  • Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students' progress or problems.
  • Prepare lesson outlines and plans in assigned subject areas and submit outlines to teachers for review.
  • Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, supervised role-playing methods, or by reading aloud.
  • Requisition and stock teaching materials and supplies.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

  • Teach life skills.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.