You might hire a teaching assistant to:

  • Help lead teachers in classroom instruction, classroom management, assignment grading, and other relevant tasks
  • Foster safe and engaging learning environments for students by cleaning, decorating, and organizing classrooms

  • Guide students through difficult lessons in smaller groups

  • Communicate with families and contribute to a positive school culture

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Relevant teaching certifications, depending on location
Flexibility
Classroom management skills
Creativity
Strong verbal and written communications
Patience
Organizational skills
Collaboration and other interpersonal skills