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A teaching assistant works closely with the classroom teacher to ensure academic and behavioral functioning of all students. A teaching assistant also works with the teacher in using data to determine learning priorities, monitor progress, and assess instruction and student achievement. Strong interpersonal skills; sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in students, staff, and families served; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work within an IEP team.


Paraprofessional Certificate or eligibility to obtain certificate is required at the time of application. Paraprofessional Certificates must be obtained by the employee start date. Classroom experience strongly preferred.


Along with competitive salary, this position offers medical, vision, and dental insurance, a flexible spending account, 401K match, company paid group life insurance, PTO and sick time, and Long Term Disability.

Additional Notes

The Academy for Autism is an ISBE-approved private school that currently serves approximately 25 students.

How to Apply

http://www.chail.org in the Employment section.

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