JobID 3739 : Teaching Assistant at Needham High School (#1983224)

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Job Type


Description:  The Special Education Teaching Assistant works in inclusive settings and in special education classrooms to support  students with disabilities.  TAs are trained and supported by the  Special Education Liaison, BCBA, Special Education Director and the classroom teacher.  The special education department takes a team approach in supporting the needs of the students.

Job Summary: Provide academic, behavioral and/ or emotional support for students during the day general education setting and/ or the special education setting.  

Job Requirements: This job requires patience, experience working on a team, and a willingness to work with students with disabilities.  Good communication skills and the ability to be flexible and to receive and implement instructions and behavior plans is required. 

Application Procedure:
Please apply online: 

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendations are submitted. 

The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Developing Equity and Achievement for Students (IDEAS) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network.  Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

The Needham Public Schools does not discriminate against students, parents, employees or the general public on the basis of race, color, sex, homeless status, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age. In addition to the protected classes identified and in regard to employment practices, the Needham Public Schools also does not discriminate based on genetic information, ancestry or status as a veteran.

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Needham Public Schools

1330 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$17,516 (USD)

State Average: $17,439 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 13.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 17%



State Average: 296