Think back to your own school days. Do you remember that second person in the room helping your teacher get the job done? The helper in the room was likely a teacher assistant. Teacher assistants provide the educational and clerical support necessary to free up a teacher’s time for lesson planning and teaching.
Outlook for Teacher Assistants
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
The primary responsibilities of a teacher assistant include the following:
◆ Support children who need extra help to learn lesson plans created by teachers
◆ Watch over students during ...