Special Education Teaching Assistant, Great Hearts Academies

Special Education Teaching Assistant



Job ID:

Southwest Maricopa

May 20, 2024

Contact Information:
Great Hearts Academies
701 N. 44th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008
District Website

Katherine Mickley
Phone: 208-680-4857
District Email

Job Description:

The Special Education Instructional Assistant (Teaching Assistant) is a non-certified assistant to the Special Education Program at the academy. The assistant will:

  • Serve students in both general education and special education resource classrooms
  • Work to support students in all settings on campus
  • Work under the direction of and in collaboration with the certified Special Education teachers and General Education teachers

*Additional duties may be included, depending on the experience and expertise of the candidate and the specific academy needs.

Great Hearts

Great Hearts Academies is a growing network of 45 public, open-enrollment, tuition-free schools in San Antonio (TX), Dallas/Ft. Worth (TX), Phoenix (AZ), and Baton Rouge (LA). We currently provide over 25,000 K-12 students with access to a high quality, classical liberal arts education, without the barriers that often come with private prep schools. We gladly prepare our graduates for success in the best universities in the nation, but our main purpose is the formation of the soul, heart, and mind. We believe that the highest goal of education is to become good, intellectually and morally.


  • Exceptional Benefits (medical, dental, vision etc.) with minimal employee cost
  • Manageable caseload
  • Strong administrative support
  • Collaborating team members


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An interest in reading great books


  • Associate degree (preferred) or two years/60 credit hours of higher education or a passing score on an appropriate ADE assessment.
  • Candidates will need to pass a background clearance process, including the obtaining of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card.


  • The ideal candidate has previous experience in Special Education.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Grade school specialties:

  • High school
  • Middle school

Physical setting:

  • Charter school


  • Monday to Friday


  • Associate (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Goodyear, AZ 85395: Relocate before starting work (Required)