Teacher Aide & Teacher Assistant Career Training
Online and distance learning courses and certificate programs for aspiring teacher's aides and teacher's assistants.
Teacher Assistant Career Training Programs
Working as a teachers' aide is a viable career option for parents and other adults looking for part-time work. While over half of teachers' aides do hold full-time positions, 40% worked part-time in 2004. The educational requirements for teachers' aides vary, but the best opportunities should be available to candidates with career training. Most teachers' aide programs range from 1-2 years and involve a blend between independent study and classroom experience. There are many online courses available now which allow students to complete their reading and coursework independently, offering flexibility for busy schedules.
Teacher Aide Training
Teachers' aides support a classroom teacher with instruction, one-on-one help with students, and preparation of lessons and activities. Online programs in teacher aide training include courses such as:
- Childhood development
- Curriculum development
- Instructional materials
- Educational record-keeping
Working as a Teacher's Aide
Teacher's aide positions can be found in public and private schools, as well as other instructional institutions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that aides with training in special education will face less competition when looking for jobs--while the number of children enrolled in special education programs increases each year. The average annual salary of teachers' aides was $19,410 with many working only part-time.
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