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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3953122
  • Application Deadline: August 3, 2022
  • Posted : July 3, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description


Working under the supervision of a teacher or principal, K-3 teacher assistants (TA) provide additional assistance and instruction to students.  They assist the teacher in achieving the standards and objectives of excellence as set by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.  They work cooperatively with the principal and teacher in providing a classroom environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional programs and available curriculum and technology materials.  They work individually or in small groups to reinforce instruction, monitor performance and support learning.  This position also performs a variety of instructional and classroom management supports.  They perform necessary clerical tasks to support teachers. 

Essential Duties

  • Assists children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • Enforces administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Discusses assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Observes students’ performance and records relevant data to assess progress.

Education and Experience


  • Completion of an Associate’s Degree OR two years of higher education equivalent to 48 credit hours OR ability to pass a formal assessment (Workkey and 96 hours of in-service training) OR completion of the NC DOL Apprenticeship Program OR completion of the NC ATA Professional Development Plan


  • Associate’s Degree with a concentration in Education
  • 2+ years working with elementary age children

Licensing / Certification Requirements

  • N/A

Please see attached job description for full details.

  • Position Type: Full-time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

  • CMS Staff
  • 600 E. Fourth Street
  • Fifth Floor
  • Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

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