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  • Albany, NY
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Teacher Aide-Albany Neil Hellman School

Seeking a Teacher Aide to help provide a learning, caring and safe environment for children

Teacher Aide's are responsible for assisting students in our special education school. Specific duties involve, assisting the classroom Teacher with behavior management and the academic needs of the students. Minimum requirements: High School Diploma (some college preferable), Experience working with clients who have social and emotional challenges in a school or residential treatment center setting. Ability to obtain New York State Certification and experience in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) a plus.

  1. Assist the classroom teacher by working with children individually and in groups.
  2. Assist in implementing the child’s IEP/IFSP, behavior plan or regular program plan.
  3. Assist in the execution of a program to provide care for children which takes into account the educational, social, developmental and health needs of the group, as well as the individual child.
  4. Prepare materials and learning areas.
  5. Assist in record keeping as assigned.
  6. Assist in room clean up.
  7. Supervise and interact with children at mealtimes, and during any and all activities.
  8. Supervise and assist children in toileting, hand washing, and dressing as needed.
  9. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  10. Follow fire drill procedures to safely assist children to exit and re-enter the building.
  11. Lift up to 35 pounds.


  • High School or equivalent
  • Experience working with preschool age children in a setting such as a licensed childcare preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in 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, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. Northern
Rivers and member organizations Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center are powered by a 1,400-strong workforce.
We’re developing innovative new treatments to help clients achieve success, believe in themselves, and follow their dreams. We provide more than 70
programs and services to more than 14,000 people each year in 36 counties throughout New York state. Join us and change lives, including yours. 



As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an
applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic
information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special,
recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.