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Teacher Assistant (Ripley House Elementary) in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 12/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time Regular
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

BakerRipley provides an integrated holistic education system for families and their children ages six months through eighth grade. The Choices in Education division oversees the early childhood education programs and the BakerRipley Schools, including three community-based elementary schools, one middle school, and a “New Neighbor” school for refugee children – all of which reside within our community centers. Our holistic approach to educating the entire family allows us to create a stronger and more positive impact in the community. Both children and their parents gain access to education and broader community resources to prepare them for a successful degree and/or career.


This position works as a team partner with the teacher in developing activities for Promise Community School children to provide an appropriate learning environment. Assistance is given to the teacher in carrying out the goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards.


1. Assist in developing learning materials and providing activities outlined on the lesson plan and provide instructional support services under the direct supervision of a highly qualified teacher (Title I, Section 1119 (g) (2).
2. Provide instructional services to students under the guidance of the classroom teacher.
3. Participates in the screening, observation, and documentation of progress of students through assessment tools identified by the campus or district.
4. Assist with classroom management, such as by organizing instructional materials.
5. Provide instructional assistance in a computer laboratory.
6. Provide one-on-one tutoring if such tutoring is scheduled at a time when a student would not otherwise receive instruction from a teacher.
7. Contribute to the collection and edit processes of the National School Lunch Program and attendance.
8. Conduct parental involvement activities.
9. Provide instructional support in a library or media center.
10. Make home visits with the teacher as required or requested.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Have an Associate’s (or higher) degree, or have completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (defined as completion of 48 semester hours or equivalent trimester hours).


  • At least one (1) year work related experience.


  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb, and/or be mobile.


  • Proficient in MS Office Products.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required.