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Teaching Assistant

Rebecca School is a developmental program that utilizes the DIRFloortime method developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan. Rebecca School is opening a new location in Mount Vernon, NY for the 2024 school year and is seeking bachelors level Teaching Assistants to work with students age 3 to 21 with neuro-developmental delays in relating, communicating and thinking. As a Teaching Assistant, you will support students within the school as well as out in the community. A successful Teaching Assistant at Rebecca School should exhibit safety awareness, display the ability to challenge students to relate, communicate and think in all aspects of their development, and be a big picture thinker. Teaching Assistants support each student’s individualized developmental program through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. 

Salary: $40,000 – $50,000 per year, depending on education and experience (based on a 12-month position)


  • Assist in taking care of the special needs of the students 
  • Assist with individualized instruction and work with small groups of students
  • Complete clerical duties as assigned by the teacher
  • Assist students with various projects and curriculum tasks
  • Help with the supervision of students on field trips planned by the teacher
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests and abilities
  • Operate and care for equipment used in the classroom for instructional purposes
  • Help students master equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher 
  • Distribute and collect workbooks, papers and other materials for instruction 


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with students, staff and parents


Eligible Rebecca School Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

Rebecca School is part of the New Story network of schools, clinics and services. New Story (the parent company) is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace.  We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve.  For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryjobs.com/