Program by Deaf Litercy Initiative
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Working with Others

Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants work independently in the classroom with students but are part of a team. They may work directly with a teacher as the teacher’s helper.

College and other vocational instructors may

  • team teach courses involving theory and laboratory work
  • supervise part-time instructors

Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants

  • participate in formal discussions about work processes
  • have opportunities to make suggestions on improving work processes
  • monitor the work performance of others
  • inform other workers or demonstrate to them how tasks are performed
  • teach new employees
  • assign tasks to others
  • identify training for others