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Teacher Assistant

Erie, PA, USA Req #128
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

New Hire Sign-On Bonus $1,000 

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.


Help children with special needs take the steps they need to further their education in a healthful and therapeutic environment.

As a Teacher Assistant, you will be providing support to children with developmental disabilities in a classroom setting. Work as a team player in the Elizabeth Lee Black School, Nationally designated “School of Excellence” for 14 years and approved private school, that offers a range of educational program choices designed to help all children achieve their potential.

Responsibilities of a Teacher Assistant include: helping children achieve their potential through the wide range of educational opportunities at the School; monitoring/reporting behavioral concerns, reinforcing academic subjects, assisting the teacher with recreational activities and implementing students’ IEPs.


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma and completion of Paraprofessional certificate or 48 college credits
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • PA Dept. of Education FBI clearance required

Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

Financial Well-being

• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts

Life & Family Support

Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services


Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.00