The Westview School
Position: Teacher Assistant
Goal: To assist the classroom teacher in providing an enriching learning experience for
high-functioning children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Qualifications:
 Associate’s Degree
 Previous experience working with children with special needs, preferred
Skills/Knowledge:
 General knowledge of subjects assigned
 Proficient computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, etc)
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Good interpersonal skills
 Excellent organizational skills
 Ability to multi-task
Duties include, but not limited to:
 Provide assistance to students under the direction of the classroom teacher
 Supervise students individually and in small groups in learning activities with teacher
directions
 Assist in preparation of classroom activities
 Assist in transition of students outside of classroom (bathroom breaks, lunch time,
ancillary, assemblies, etc)
 Participate in in-service training in order to improve level of skills in working with
students with disabilities
 Maintain confidentiality
 Maintain a professional appearance
 Participate in all required staff and team meetings
 Participate in extracurricular activities to show school support (Autism Walk,
Middle School Social, Lock-Ins, Family Fun Day, etc)
 Comply with all procedures and policies as outlined in personnel handbook
 Perform other duties as assigned by the classroom teacher, Principal and/or Head of
School
 Report to the classroom teacher, Principal and/or Head of School
Contact:
 Send resume to [email protected]