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– Teaching Assistant

What do teaching assistants do?

They work with a licensed teacher to give students additional attention and instruction.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reinforce lessons by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Follow school and class rules to teach students proper behavior
  • Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as taking attendance and calculating grades
  • Get equipment or materials ready to help teachers prepare for lessons
  • Supervise students outside of the classroom, such as between classes, during lunch and recess, and on field trips

Job Outlook:

Overall employment of teaching assistants is projected to grow 5 percent from 2021 to 2031, about average for all occupations.

More information:  https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes259045.htm#st


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