Job Opportunities

Teaching Assistant Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Health Teaching Assistant
  1. Assists teachers by working with individual pupils or groups of pupils on special instructional projects.   
  2. Assists in preparing lesson plans, individualized education programs (IEPs) and student grades.
  3. Prepares planned instructional materials, attendance reports and class reports.      
  4. Supervises student involved in non-classroom activities under the general supervision of a teacher.      
  5. Implements/follows teachers instructions of classroom procedures; reinforcement, philosophy and consistency.      
  6. Makes appropriate referrals when difficulties arise and teacher is not readily available.      
  7. Assists with clerical duties related to instruction.    
  8. Demonstrates an understanding of students’ problems, keeps a firm hand, yet is courteous.    
  9. Attends Open House and grade level meetings.                                   
  10. Keeps records, writes lessons on the board, corrects students’ work. 

 

In addition, a Teaching Assistant (Health)

 

  1. Understands and is aware of medical needs of students.
  2. Assists with behavior management programs and techniques.
  3. Feeds or help students feed themselves.
  4. Assists students with toileting.
  5. Pushes student in wheelchair.
  6. Assists with loading and unloading of students on the buses.
  7. Does related work as required.
Teaching Assistant
  1. Assists teachers by working with individual pupils or groups of pupils on special instructional projects.   
  2. Assists in preparing lesson plans, individualized education programs (IEPs) and student grades.
  3. Prepares planned instructional materials, attendance reports and class reports.      
  4. Supervises student involved in non-classroom activities under the general supervision of a teacher.      
  5. Implements/follows teachers instructions of classroom procedures; reinforcement, philosophy and consistency.      
  6. Makes appropriate referrals when difficulties arise and teacher is not readily available.      
  7. Assists with clerical duties related to instruction.    
  8. Demonstrates an understanding of students’ problems, keeps a firm hand, yet is courteous.    
  9. Attends Open House and grade level meetings.                                   
  10. Keeps records, writes lessons on the board, corrects students’ work. 

 

 

The Wappingers Central School District does not discriminate in offering employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, military/veteran status, genetic predisposition, marital status, and domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or Federal non-discrimination laws. 

Inquiries should be directed to the District Compliance Officer for Employees: 

Dr. Dwight Bonk, Superintendent of Schools
(845) 298-5000 extension 40145
Dwight.bonk@wcsdny.org 

Office Location / Mailing Address: 

Wappingers Central School District
25 Corporate Park Drive
PO Box 396
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533  

Inquiries may also be referred NYS Division for Human Rights: 

New York State Division of Human Rights 
One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458
Call: 1-888-392-3644. 
General inquiries may also be directed to info@dhr.ny.gov.