New Hope Treatment Centers

Teaching Assistant

The teaching assistant position provides for an educational experience for residents who are emotional, mental, or physical disabilities make it difficult for them to learn. The unique job functions outlined are designed with a focus on safety and quality.


  • Administers benchmark assessments to determine student strengths and needs with regard to placement in intervention programs.
  • Administers progress monitoring assessments to determine student growth.
  • Maintains an awareness of the whereabouts of all residents under their care by providing constant supervision, regular rounds and resident counts throughout their shift.
  • Responsible for the documentation of student progress including progress monitoring data and running records
  • Responsible for the selection of direct instruction intervention programs, direct instruction teaching methods, and instructional materials based on student needs as indicated by reports from classroom teachers and assessment data
  • Responsible for the implementation of direct instruction intervention programs to include student groupings and material management
  • Conducts intervention groups within the classroom in a manner consistent with effective classroom management practices
  • Communicates with teachers to include brief reports on student growth, behavior, and assessment data
  • Participates in staff growth and development training activities and maintains a minimum number of hours as required by New Hope Treatment Centers and its licensure agencies.
  • Provides therapeutic intervention in the classroom to maintain a therapeutic educational environment and manages student behaviors effectively.
  • Engages students in hands-on activities to strengthen understanding and demonstrates creativity in the instructional process.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned by the Director of Education.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in education, mental health, counseling or related field with one year of experience in education.

Work Location: Rock Hill, SC

Education / Training

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