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Teaching Assistant

Jan. 3, 2018

Application Deadline:
January 16, 2018
Start Date: January 29, 2018
Minimum starting salary: Dependent upon step of the current contract.
The salary for current employees of the Guilderland Central School District will be determined based on current salary, position and years of service.

Send application to: Guilderland Central School District
Lin A. Severance, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
P.O. Box 18
Guilderland Center, NY 12085


RESPONSIBILITIES: To carry out the organization of instructional materials and provide educational support for students under the direction of the classroom teacher. To monitor and reinforce skills and concepts previously taught by the teacher in individual or small group learning situations within the educational environment and under the supervision and control of the classroom teacher.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold NYS Teaching Assistant Certification, or NYS Teacher Certification

Note: The selected applicants will be subject to fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to interact appropriately with students, teachers and supervisors. Exhibit a child-centered philosophy and a willingness to work with students. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and staff. Demonstration of good judgment, problem-solving skills and maintain confidentiality. Regular attendance, acceptance of responsibility, willingness to follow established procedures, cooperation and the ability to react appropriately to changing work conditions are normal expectations of the job. Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. Lifting may be required (Of objects of at least 5 lbs.; and up to and including assisting students) Toileting may be required.

Guilderland Central School District is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our programs or employment on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, marital or veteran status, national origin or gender.