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Assistant Teacher-COVE School

Company: The Home for Little Wanderers
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Home for Little Wanderers' COVE School in Plymouth, MA, is seeking a Teacher Assistant. The COVE School serves students grades 7 to 12 who have educational, emotional, and behavioral challenges that cannot be adequately addressed in a traditional public school environment. Individualized education plans vary depending on the specific needs and strengths of each student.
How You Will Be Making A Difference
Classroom Competency

  • The COVE School Teaching Assistants (TA) provide rehabilitative assistance for students who require social and/or behavioral support during the school day.
  • Assist COVE School teachers as they create an environment where standards for classroom behavior are clear and consistent.
  • Assist COVE School teachers to provide consistent routines for managing all parts of students' independent and group work.
  • Assist COVE School teachers to monitor learning progress closely and maintain records of students' performance.
  • Establish and model appropriate working relationships with COVE School students.
  • Assist COVE School teachers and administrators to manage student behavior within school and classroom structures.
  • Provide individual classroom coverage when a teacher is sick or absent.
  • Actively engage in supervision and demonstrate openness and action to feedback


    • Complete paperwork consistently, professionally, and in a timely manner
    • Attend regular meetings with a problem-solving mindset and actively contribute during meeting time
    • Support and help members of the COVE School staff in implementing supports for student emotional, academic, and behavioral growth.


      • Associate degree or 48 credits in education or human service field of study (preferred)
      • Strong communication skills
      • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
      • Respond positively and appropriately to direction and feedback
      • Satisfactory completion of TCI Training required.
      • Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in school transportation

        What The Home Can Offer You
        In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:

        • Health and Dental Insurance that is effective immediately upon hire
        • Extensive training to new staff
        • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,400 per fiscal year
        • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
        • Employer paid Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance, plus Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
        • And more!

          Valuing Diversity
          We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: The Home for Little Wanderers, Plymouth , Assistant Teacher-COVE School, Education / Teaching , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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