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Teacher Aide - Metropolitan Prep Grade School - Arlington Heights

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-853480
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 28, 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.



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






Metropolitan Preparatory & Laureate Day School are Drug Free Environments (including THC and/or CBD) and 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

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


Job Benefits:

Our organization values each employee and works to provide a comprehensive benefit package (health, dental, vision, and life insurance), 401k pension plans, vacation time, sick time, and personal days. We also offer paid holidays, free parking at designated locations, opportunities for advancement, and more.