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A teaching assistant works under the supervision of another teacher and has the responsibility of giving learners additional instructions and attention. They are commonly found in both private and public learning institutions. Also, childcare institutions and religious institutions employ teaching assistants to help them manage learners at different levels.
Teaching assistants help the teacher grade tests and ensuring homework is done. Teachers get most of their feedback about the performance of students from the teaching assistant. They are actively involved in the creation of lesson plans and student development.
Other names used to refer to teaching assistant position include:
A teaching assistant deals with day to day activities that aim at improving the performance of the learners. The following are some of the responsibilities that come with the position of a teaching assistant.
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Teacher assistants may become a kindergarten and elementary school teacher, middle school teacher, high school teacher, or special education teacher upon obtaining additional education, training, and a license/certification.
Teaching assistants typically do the following: