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Teaching Assistant

Sage Alliance Lower & Middle School in Mahwah, NJ is seeking a Teaching Assistant to provide classroom assistance to students in elementary math and other areas.  Sage Alliance (formerly Sage Day) is a private therapeutic school that serves the academic and clinical needs of students in grades 4 to 8 with social and emotional challenges in a nurturing and supportive environment. As a Teaching Assistant here, you will work with individual and small groups of students to provide them with academic help and emotional support to gain optimum benefit from the Sage Alliance program. This position is for the 2024-2025 school year with a start date on August 28, 2024. 


  • Assist in taking care of the special needs of the students
  • Assist with individualized instruction and work with small groups of children
  • 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 materials 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 or other materials for instruction


  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Experience as a teaching assistant in elementary math preferred


Eligible Sage Alliance Employees receive competitive pay and benefits including: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital and Accident Coverage
  • Paid time off and 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

Sage Alliance 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.