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Bethany Christian Services

Teacher Aide – Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Bethany Christian Services


Job Summary

This position is offering a $1,500 sign-on bonus

Bethany is changing the world through family. We began our work by serving one child more than 75 years ago. Today, Bethany is an international Christian nonprofit partnering with communities in more than 30 states and in several countries around the world. We strengthen and preserve families, support displaced people fleeing danger, and find safe, loving families for children who need them. Bethany is at the forefront of creating and implementing solutions to meet the growing needs of vulnerable children and families in the U.S. and around the world.

The UC TFC Teacher Aide is primarily responsible for assisting the classroom teacher in the planning, organizing, and implementation of the instructional program in a preschool, elementary, or secondary learning environment. This individual must function in a manner that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Job Responsibilities


Assist in the planning, preparation, and delivery of lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
Assist with the delivery of lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures
Assist with the instruction and monitoring of students in the use of learning materials and equipment
Effectively use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
Effectively manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the program
Provide student’s the appropriate feedback on work
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies
Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
Update all necessary records accurately and completely in alignment with ORR requirements
Participate in school activities, as well as staff and treatment team meetings
Supervise children during field trips and in the classroom
Communicate necessary information regularly to Case Manager(s), Clinician, foster parents and the assigned supervisor regarding student progress, concerns, or needs
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
Assist the teacher in the delivery of classroom activities
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
Assist or lead preschool classroom if necessary
Serve as a backup to the teacher and provide instruction to students
Assist the teacher with creating lesson plans and classroom curriculum
Attend internal and external trainings, and apply newly gained knowledge on the job
Complete other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s level degree in Education from an accredited college, or some college coursework in Educational Instruction
Bilingual: English and Spanish
Prior work experience teaching ELL/ESL, preferred
Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity, preferred
Must possess an ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Spanish and English with strong interpersonal skills
Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Must be able to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
Must be CPR, First Aid, and AEC certified upon hire or within 60 days of hire
Must be flexible and creative in a diverse work setting
Excellent attention to detail and highly organized
Highly motivated and self-managed
Computer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functions
Active motor vehicle license and a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage
Pass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registries
Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment.

Additional Information


Full generous benefits package for full time employees

How to Apply


  • Date Posted: August 9, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 09/19/2022
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:00am - 5pm