Teacher Assistant Careers Make the Grade

Teacher assistant careers are vital in classrooms across the U.S. Teacher assistants are often given the opportunity to work directly with students one-on-one. They may help students who are having trouble in various subjects and may serve in many roles throughout the school.

What’s more, enrollment is expected to increase in childcare services and preschool programs, both of which employ teacher assistants. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates over 1,300,000 teacher assistant jobs by 2024.

  • 78,600NEW JOBS
  • The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that 78,600 new jobs will open up for teacher assistants by the year 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Teacher Assistants (January 13, 2016).