How to get teaching assistant jobs

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Do you want to find a job in education? Teaching assistant jobs are a good way to start. Learn about the job, what training you need, and the first steps to getting employed in a school.

Do you want to find a job in education? Teaching assistant jobs are a good way to start. Learn about the job, what training you need, and the first steps to getting employed in a school.

teaching assistant jobs - two women

teaching assistant jobs - two women

What are teaching assistant jobs?

What are teaching assistant jobs?

I roto i te akomanga katoa i runga i te whenua, E fehangahangai ki akomanga nui, me te kore wa nui ngā kaiako ki te hoatu tokanga whaiaro ki ia ākonga. A teaching assistant can help. He tino nui i roto i te akomanga e whakaako ana mahi kaiāwhina. Teaching assistants support teachers by helping students and by taking care of time-consuming tasks.

In classrooms all over the country, teachers are faced with large classes and not enough time to give personal attention to each student. A teaching assistant can help. Teaching assistant jobs are very important in the classroom. Teaching assistants support teachers by helping students and by taking care of time-consuming tasks.

Other names for this job are teacher’s aide, kaiāwhina o kaiako, and para-educator.

Other names for this job are teacher’s aide, teacher’s assistant, and para-educator.

About teaching assistant jobs

About teaching assistant jobs

What can you expect as a teaching assistant?

What can you expect as a teaching assistant?

Ngaahi Fatongia

Duties

The role of a teaching assistant may change from school to school. He kaiāwhina maha āwhina ngā ākonga kotahi e tetahi i roto i ngā rōpū iti ranei. pupuri ratou i te akomanga whakapai me te pokekore. Wāhanga o te mahi ko te ki te whakaora i te wa kaiako kia taea e ia ranei ia arotahi ki runga i te whakaako. Ko te tahi atu wahi o te mahi, ko te ki te āwhina i te ākonga ki to ratou mahi.

The role of a teaching assistant may change from school to school. An assistant often helps students one by one or in small groups. They keep the classroom tidy and clean. Part of the job is to save the teacher time so he or she can focus on teaching. The other part of the job is to help the students with their work.

Duties include:

Duties include:

  • Making tārua me te kohikohi kāinga
  • Te mahi ki te ākonga e whai hiahia motuhake
  • Whiwhi ngā ākonga ki a i ngā akomanga, me ngā pahi
  • Teuteu haapiiraa
  • Faanahonahoraa kai akomanga
  • Mātakitaki i te ākonga ki te kite, ki te hiahia ratou te āwhina
  • Te āwhina ki te mahere mātauranga tau o te ākonga
  • Hui melo o te utuafare ki te kōrero e pā ana ki te ākonga
  • I ngā ākonga i roto i hikinga me te tina
  • Making copies and collecting homework
  • Working with students who have special needs
  • Getting students to and from classrooms and buses
  • Preparing lessons
  • Organizing classroom supplies
  • Watching the students to see if they need help
  • Helping with the student’s yearly education plan
  • Meeting family members to talk about the student
  • Supervising students during recess and lunch

Workplace

Workplace

mahi whakaako kaiāwhina i roto i te māmā tūmatanui, kura waenganui, me te tiketike. Ratou mahi hoki i roto i te kura tūmataiti. ai ratou mahi i roto i ngā whakaurunga mātauranga motuhake, pērā i ngā kura mo te hauā, tōmua, pokapū tiaki tamaiti, me ngā whakahaere karakia.

Teaching assistants work in public elementary, middle and high schools. They also work in private school. They may work in special education facilities, such as schools for the disabled, preschools, child care centers, and religious organizations.

Utu mō ngā mahi kaiāwhina whakaako

Salary for teaching assistant jobs

Whakaako kaiāwhina whiwhi te toharite o $19,000 ki $23,640 he tau. Ko teitei Utu (ki runga ki $30,000) i roto i te wāhi ki te utu teitei o ora.

Teaching assistants earn an average of $19,000 to $23,640 a year. Pay is higher (up to $30,000) in areas with a higher cost of living.

Mō te tangata

About the person

He tino tika ngā mahi kaiāwhina whakaako, ki te pārekareka ki a koutou te mahi ki te tamariki, me te ki te hiahia koe ki te waiho i te kaiako i roto i te heke mai. Ko te hoki he mahi pai, ki te e hiahia ana koe ki te mahi ki ngā tamariki ki te hiahia motuhake (tamariki hinengaro tinana ranei monokia). Ka kia tino koutou pūkenga reo i roto i te haapiiraa i mahi kaiāwhina ki te kei te mahi koutou ki te ākonga roanga.

Teaching assistant jobs are perfect if you enjoy working with children and if you want to be a teacher in the future. It’s also a good career if you are want to work with children with special needs (mentally or physically disabled children). Your language skills will be valuable in teaching assistant jobs if you are working with newcomer student.

Watch a video about a Vietnamese refugee who is a special education teaching assistant

Watch a video about a Vietnamese refugee who is a special education teaching assistant

'Ulungaanga kia whai koe

Qualities you should have

  • Patience
  • āhua friendly
  • Aroha me te māramatanga
  • Te āhei ki te mau tonu te ako
  • Pai i kōrero
  • hangore
  • Whakautu ki ngā hiahia o ngā ākonga
  • Patience
  • Friendly nature
  • Kindness and understanding
  • Ability to maintain discipline
  • Good at communicating
  • Flexible
  • Responsive to students’ needs

Skills ka hiahia koe

Skills you will need

  • pūkenga whakaako
  • pūkenga rorohiko
  • pūkenga whakahaere
  • Pai wetereo me te pūkenga pāngarau
  • āwhina tuatahi
  • Teaching skills
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Good grammar and math skills
  • First aid

Haere taau

Get qualified

Training for teaching assistant jobs

Training for teaching assistant jobs

Ka Me koe ki te whai tohu o te tuarua (tohu tau-rua) i roto i te mātauranga i te iti rawa e rua tau o te kāreti ranei ki te tiki e whakaako mahi kaiāwhina i roto i te nuinga o ngā kura tūmatanui.

You will need to have an associate’s degree (two-year degree) in education or at least two years of college to get teaching assistant jobs in most public schools.

e kore e ētahi kura tūmataiti tūtohinga ranei rapu tohu o te tuarua. Ko e koe ake pea ki te whakaako mahi tokoni ki etahi whakangungu whakaako. hoki, ki te hiahia koe ki te haere i runga i ki te riro i te kaiako i roto i te heke mai, Ka taea e koe te whakamahi i tō mātauranga ki taua whāinga.

Some private or charter schools do not require an associate’s degree. But you are more likely to teaching assistant jobs with some teaching training. Also, if you want to go on to become a teacher in the future, you can use your education towards that goal.

kareti-tau e rua whakahere nekehanga o tuarua i roto i te mātauranga paraprofessional, āwhina kaiako āwhina mātauranga ranei. Ka taea e koe te ako hoki tetahi o enei nekehanga i te kāreti hapori. Ki te kei te mahi koe i roto i te ra, Ka taea e koe ako ipurangi mo enei etahi nekehanga. Kimihia te kāreti hapori tata koe. taea hoki e koe learn about online associate educational degrees.

Two-year colleges offer associate’s degrees in paraprofessional education, teacher assistance or educational assistance. You can study for one of these degrees at a community college. If you are working during the day, you can study online for some these degrees. Find a community college near you. You can also learn about online associate educational degrees.

Tiwhikete

Certification

Ki te kia tohu rite te kaiāwhina whakaako, e hiahia ana koe ki te whai i o koutou tau e rua o te kāreti. Ka Me hoki koe i oti ki te karahipi. Ko te tikanga o Ka mahi koe koutou pūkenga i roto i te akomanga tūturu. He maha āhua ano ka hiahia he tiwhikete i huaina te ParaPro Aromatawai.

To get certified as a teaching assistant, you will need to have your two years of college. You will also need to have completed an internship. That means you will practice your skills in a real classroom. Many states also require a certificate called the ParaPro Assessment.

  • Kimihia atu e pā ana ki te whakaritenga ParaPro i roto i to koutou ahua – hono ki https://www.ets.org/parapro/state_requirements
  • Find out about the ParaPro requirements in your state – link to https://www.ets.org/parapro/state_requirements

Experience

Experience

Ki te kei tonu koe i roto i te kura kolisí ranei, tono mō te karahipi rite tokoni o te kaiako. Tenei ka whakaora koe te wa i muri mai. Ka Me pea koe e ono nga marama ranei te tau o te wheako hei intern ki taau mo mahi kaiāwhina whakaako. Ki te mea e rapu ana koutou mo te mahi utua, Schoolspring.com Ko te paetukutuku mō mahi mātauranga.

If you are still in school or college, apply for an internship as a teacher’s assistant. This will save you time later. You will probably need six months or a year of experience as an intern to qualify for teaching assistant jobs. If you are looking for a paid job, Schoolspring.com is a website for educational jobs.

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