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Substitute Teacher Aide

Substitute Teacher Aide

locationBuffalo, NY 14201, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/23/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title:Substitute Teacher Aide (Earn up to $112 per day!!)

Department:Therapeutic Preschool


Gateway Longview’s Education programs support Pre-K through 12thgrade students who struggle with behavioral, social, and emotional challenges.


Gateway Longview is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of anti-racism, justice, and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.


Flexible working options; generous Paid Time Off, wellness programs, healthy lifestyle incentives and employee assistance programs


Substitute Teacher Aide: $16.00 per hour

Professional Development Opportunities

Gateway Longview has a strong investment in developing the future leaders of the organization through trainings, advancement opportunities, and a formal leadership pipeline.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Actively engage with youth in classroom environment
  • Assist education staff members in managing student behaviors
  • Assist teachers in preparation and implementation of curriculum
  • Council youth in matters of personal conduct, hygiene, appearance, safety, social skills, academics, and decision making
  • Proactively prevent or manage a crisis situation in a therapeutic manner
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to build rapport with youth based on healthy boundaries, effective communication and mutual respect
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity, compassion, patience, and active listening
  • Ability to effectively work with individuals from a diverse array of cultural backgrounds, beliefs, customs, and lifestyles
  • Ability to physically restrain if required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Theology, Social Work
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth in professional or volunteer capacity

We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleagues develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable human service organization to apply.