Teacher's Aide

Who We Are:

The Timothy School is the oldest non-profit approved private school in Pennsylvania devoted exclusively to teaching students with autism. For over 50 years, we have worked to develop an understanding of autism that recognizes the strengths and uniqueness of our children and the specialized methods needed to expand their educational opportunities.

Job Snap Shot:

The Teacher’s Aide will provide support for students to encourage their participation in classroom activities, music, physical education, therapy, and community experiences. They will also assist the classroom teacher, therapist, or specialist in implementing classroom, speech, occupational/physical therapy, music or physical education lessons.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Updated Clearances (Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse and FBI)
  • Experience working within an autistic support program preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Always share in the responsibility for safety of all students. This includes monitoring students in hallways and bathrooms as needed. Supervision is also needed on the playground, cafeteria and during play and leisure activities.
  • Assist with bus arrival, dismissal, and transport of students to/from classroom. Report student transportation concerns to transportation coordinator.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in preparation of instructional materials. Communicate with the classroom teacher as needed regarding issues and concerns impacting on the classroom program. Write notes in diaries as requested by the classroom teacher.
  • Communicate with the administration regarding issues impacting on the school program.
  • Maintain student confidentiality in compliance with The Family Rights and Privacy Act.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned and attend all required staff & parent meetings.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Timothy School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If due to a disability, you need assistance or accommodation in completing the employment application or during the interviewing or screening process, please contact us at 610-725-0755.