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Teacher Aide

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-791601
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: February 01, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Metro Prep High School, Grade School and Laureate Day School have been educating and supporting students with special needs for over 25 years supported by FGC.  Using a multidisciplinary approach, Metro Prep and Laureate Day School provides educational and therapeutic learning opportunities in a small, nurturing environment. This allows our staff to tailor each student’s program to meet his or her individual needs.

                                                                                                                           ****$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS****


1st $500.00: after 30 days of employment

2nd $500.00: after 6 months of employment


Essential Duties:

  • To assist during arrival and dismissal of students
  • To assist teacher in maintaining classroom and school rules
  • To attend all scheduled meetings
  • To actively participate and give feedback during meetings.
  • To assist teacher with the various tasks: Xeroxing, grading student assignments, documenting behaviors on point sheets, tallying % on point sheets.
  • To participate in weekly planning
  • To assist students both academically and socially
  • To assist teacher when implementing individual, small group and large group lessons
  • To assist teacher in maintaining and upkeep an inventory of classroom materials
  • To assist with planning and chaperone school field trips and level events
  • To assist staff in crisis intervention and physical management
  • To help maintain milieu management when no students are in class
  • To adhere to and support the philosophy of Metro Prep and Laureate Day School
  • To perform duties as assigned by the principal, assistant principal or coordinators


Regular School Year Schedule: Monday - Friday 
(8:00a - 3:30p)

Summer School Session: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri  (8:00a - 12:30p); Wed (8:00a - 3:30p)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 2525 E. Oakton St., Arlington Heights, IL 60005





Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: 30 semester hours college credit, pass paraprofessional exam or graduated from a paraprofessional program; Bachelor's degree preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: State issued paraprofessional licenses, TCI, State issued substitute certificate


Job Benefits:

Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.