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Teacher Assistant Special Education
Arlington Community Schools Arlington, VA

Teacher Assistant Special Education

Arlington Community Schools
Arlington, VA
Expired: February 04, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $18 to $19 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Classified - Position - Education Assistant - Special Education

Job Number 4600293143

Start Date

Open Date 02/02/2024

Closing Date

To assist students and teachers meet stated educational goals.

Reports To Principal

Salary Range: From/To
$17.51 - $18.93 per hour (pending previous experience in same/like position)

Additional Job Information

Highly Qualified Status

The ESSA guidelines require that paraprofessionals (educational assistants) who provide instructional services must have fulfilled one of the three (3) following to meet the qualified requirements (a-c):

a. Obtained an associate's or higher degree; or

b. Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education; or

c. Passed a test that demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and mathematics

Two years experience working with children

Strong verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable


Assist students, teachers, and others as directed

Assisting students with toileting, feeding, and any other special needs

Administer, score, and record such achievements and diagnostic tests as recommended by the teacher

Operate and care for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes

Distribute and collect workbooks, papers, and other materials for instruction

Assist with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods and field trips

Check notebooks, correct papers, and supervise testing and makeup work as assigned

Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills

Know and follow all safety rules and procedures associated with the responsibilities of the position

Establish and maintain satisfactory, respectful working relationships within the school environment

Ability to lift and carry loads up to 50 pounds.

Ability to move around well enough to perform the duties of the position safely.

Successfully participates in required training.

Performs other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher and/or school principal

The teacher assistant for special education works 7 hours per day (35 hours per week;ten-month work year) with salary established by the Board of Education. Performance of this job will be evaluated according to procedures established by the Human Resources Department.

FLSA: Non-Exempt


Arlington Community Schools

Arlington, VA
22204 USA



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