May 08, 2020

2020-2021 Teaching Assistant

  • KIPP Texas
  • Houston, TX
School Leadership

Job Description

KIPP Houston Public Schools

Houston, TX
Type: Leadership & Support Staff
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Start Date: Immediate

Organization: KIPP Houston Public Schools
Preferred Locations:


Teacher Assistant


The Teacher Assistant will assist the teacher with student academic goals through the preparation and management of classroom activities and administrative duties. The assistant will work under the direct supervision or a teacher.

The teacher assistant reports to the classroom teacher. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting the teacher in providing instruction to the children in large groups, small groups, and individually;
  • Assisting the teacher in planning and preparing materials for daily instruction
  • Maintaining a clean and safe learning environment;
  • Appropriately interacting with families;
  • Understanding the curriculum;
  • Functioning as a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Experience collaborating with team members;
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative;
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities;
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Possession of a passionate and loving attitude toward all children;
  • Responsiveness; Follow-up and follow-through with students, families, and faculty members is essential;
  • Participating in staff in-services and attending conference; and
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Knowledge:

High School Diploma

Must be considered Highly Qualified based on NCLB requirements. This can be verified by one of the following
  • An Associate's degree
  • 48 college hours
  • Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate through a formal state or local assessment the knowledge of and ability to assist in the instructing reading, writing, and math.

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