Teacher Aide - School at Northeast - Schenectady
Job Details
Schenectady-S@NE - Schenectady, NY
Full Time
High School



This position is responsible for assisting the classroom teacher in all aspects of behavior management and supporting students success in school.


  • Follow all Agency policies and procedures, along with state and federal regulations pertaining to our school and students.
  • Monitor student behavior and help maintain discipline in the classroom; record behavior data as requested; assist with crisis prevention; assist with de-escalation techniques with students as needed.
  • Assist in the implementation of behavior plans (BIP); recording behavior data; and the completion of incident reports when requested.
  • Monitor, supervise and assist students during non-instructional periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. lunch, recess/breaks, bus loading/unloading, playground, classroom, washroom, field trips, transportation, assemblies, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Assist in the implementation of classroom PBIS universal components and Tier 2 and Tier 3 strategies for selected students as requested.
  • Attend meetings, training, professional learning sessions (e.g. first aid, TCI, CPR, emergency procedures, behavior management, etc.) for the purpose of enhancing professional skills and competencies.
  • Perform various clerical duties as needed; maintain records of student progress; develop and file incident reports; maintain student files; check daily attendance; make copies; develop classroom displays and instructional material; maintain and operate computers, smartboards and other classroom equipment.
  • Collaborate with teacher and other staff to incorporate information provided by parents, doctors, nurses, therapists and others in order to understand the needs of and provide services for students.
  • Constantly monitor safety and well-being of students; monitor student attitudes and encourage positive behavior and interactions with peers.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as requested by the teacher and/or principal


  • High School Diploma required
  • Ability to work with students who demonstrate serious emotional and behavioral challenges, ages 6-21


  • None

If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. 

Our employees receive a generous time off and benefits package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, flexible work schedule, and much more! 

Apply today to become part of our team!

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

The Agency will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.


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