We are looking for an experienced English Co-Teacher to join our Prime International Language School in 6 of October.
Teacher assistants typically do the following:
Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups.
Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior.
Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades.
Help teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as computers, smart boards … etc.
Help supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch and recess, and on field trips.
Generally, teachers introduce new material to students, and teacher assistants help reinforce the lessons by working with individual students or small groups of students. For example, after the teacher presents a lesson, a teacher assistant may help a small group of students as they try to master the material.
Teachers may seek feedback from assistants to monitor students’ progress.
Some teachers and teacher assistants meet regularly to discuss lesson plans and student development.
Teacher assistants sometimes help teachers by grading tests and checking homework.
Some teacher assistants work in specific locations in the school. For example, some work in computer laboratories, teaching students how to use computers and helping them use software.
Others work as recess or lunchroom attendants, supervising students during these times of the day.
Most teacher assistants work in KG and elementary schools. Often, one or two assistants work with a lead teacher to provide the individual attention that young children need.
They help with educational activities.
They also supervise the children at play and help with feeding and other basic care.
Teacher assistants may spend some time outside, when students are at recess or getting on and off the bus.
Personality and Interests:
Teacher assistants typically have an interest in the Helping and Organizing interest areas.
The Helping interest area indicates a focus on assisting, serving, counseling, or teaching other people.
The Organizing interest area indicates a focus on working with information and processes to keep things arranged in orderly systems.
Teacher assistants should also possess the following specific qualities:
Communication skills: Teacher assistants need to discuss students’ progress with teachers, so they need to be able to communicate well.
Interpersonal skills: Teacher assistants interact with a variety of people, including teachers, students, parents, and administrators. They need to develop good working relationships with the people they work with.
Patience: Working with students of different abilities and backgrounds can be difficult. Teacher assistants must be patient with students who struggle with material.
Resourcefulness: To reinforce lessons, teacher assistants must explain information to students in a way that meets each student's learning style.