Teaching Assistant – Special Education (Continuous Recruitment)

Capital Region BOCES provides both educational programs and educational support services to area students. We are preparing students & educators for success, and we employ hundreds of individuals who support that mission.  Our Special Education division provides a comprehensive array of programs to meet the instructional needs of students with exceptionalities who are not able to be educated in their home districts. Our team ensures that educational programs are administered, and schools run efficiently and effectively so our kids receive a world-class education.  They are guided by 5 commitments that support their mission and purpose- Service, Value, Excellence, Improvement and Leadership.

What you will do:

As a Teaching Assistant in one of our Special Education classrooms:

  • Your day will be busy supporting our special education teachers, students and classrooms. Every day is an exciting, fulfilling experience.
  • You will make a positive impact on the student or classroom that you are assigned to by supporting their learning, growth and personal success.
  • You will assist our students by supporting them with their daily living skills.
  • You will be an important component in the execution of a student’s IEP or a teacher’s class plan and curriculum through defined activities and processes.

Why this is a great job:

You will make a difference!  You will be working with a close-knit team that is very collaborative.  At the end of each day, you will leave your classroom with a sense of satisfaction that you made a difference and really helped your assigned students succeed.  Along with great job satisfaction, you will receive:

  • Platinum level, co-pay-based health insurance program; Individual or Family options available and BOCES pays 79% of the premium.
  • Membership in a public, pension-based retirement system
  • A ten-month schedule based upon the school calendar- with the option to work our extended school year program in the summers for extra income!
  • Annual pay increases
  • Guidance and support for employees working towards obtaining NYS Teaching Assistant certification.

What you bring to our team:

  • High School Diploma/GED or higher degree and, if not already certified, willingness to begin process of obtaining NYS Teaching Assistant certification upon hire
  • Strong desire to help our exceptional students succeed.
  • Experience in a Special Education setting is a plus.
  • Passion to help others, great communication skills and a personal drive for continuous learning.

Where you can apply:

Where you can apply: To apply, click the link below. Once you create your RecruitFront profile, be sure to submit your official application by clicking the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of the job posting.

Job Posting – Capital Region BOCES (recruitfront.com)


Start Date:

Debi Colwell, Recruitment & Retention Specialist at 518-862-4908 or by email at crbrecruitment@neric.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we invite you to view our policy, go to our website at https://www.capitalregionboces.org/employment/