Cedar Grove Christian Academy

Teaching Assistant

The duties and responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant vary depending on the level of education. The Teacher Assistant is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functionality as well as supporting the emotional wellbeing of the students. The candidate needs a background in child development either through early child development classes or direct work experience. They should possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills that allow them to interact positively with both adults and children.


  • Implementing the Teacher’s lesson plans and maintaining daily classroom schedules
  • Supporting each child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth and development
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of children at all times
  • Using a variety of instructional and assessment strategies, as directed by the Teacher, to meet individual student needs
  • Assisting students with assignments or difficult concepts
  • Maintaining communication with parents, staff and faculty regarding the progress of students


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional personal appearance, attitude and work behavior at all times
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well with students with various learning needs
  • Friendly and nurturing disposition
  • Knowledge of basic childcare principles