Teacher's Aide (FT)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512394-651103
  • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: October 17, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

For more than a century, Lad Lake has fostered the growth of children and young adults throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest - provided the opportunity for them to take their futures into their own hands by teaching responsibility and accountability. Most of all, Lad Lake has given boys and girls the chance to make a fresh start.


Guiding Growth has been our mission from the very beginning. It's what we do best: guiding at-risk boys, girls and families on the path toward independence and achievement.

Lad Lake's Synergy South School serves 9 to 21-year-old male students with a history of behavioral and academic challenges in traditional schools. Many of our students have also faced significant trauma in their young lives. We are looking for a compassionate and cooperative individual to provide classroom support, as well as maintain the safety and development of the students in his/her care.

The primary responsibilities of the Teacher's Aide are to provide academic and behavior assistance to the assigned classroom teacher.



  • Shares a commitment to the success of the mission, goals and objectives of Lad Lake.
  • Works in cooperation with classroom teachers to provide academic support/assistance to Lad Lake’s students.
  • Academic support/assistance to individuals, small groups or as determined by the classroom teacher.
  • Fosters and maintains functional lines of communication and interaction with staff of Day Education School and other Lad Lake departments to produce effective team relationships as they relate to the implementation of overall programs of services to students.
  • Input in student’s rating at the end of the class period.  Regular in-person attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • Participate in all required In Services.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Principal.

Experience and Skills:

Must be able to deal with students in a positive and confident manner; be equitable and consistent when working with a culturally, racially, and economically diverse student population. Is team oriented, flexible and possess effective behavior management techniques.

At least one year experience working with youth in an Education, Residential Treatment or Alternative Youth program setting. Qualified person must be at least 21 years of age or older.

Job Benefits:

  • Pay range of $12.50-$15.00 based on experience
  • School sick 
  • 7 Paid Holidays including an additional Floating Holiday
  • Casual dress
  • Company paid training/ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Medical Benefits