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Educational Assistant - Catholic East Elementary

The Seton Difference

Building on the tradition of Catholic education, Seton is developing a renewed, collaborative environment for educators: 

  • Join a community that shares your values. Immerse yourself in our diverse parish and neighborhood communities and grow in your own faith through regular school activities.
  • Collaborate with other educators. As part of an 11-school network, our EAs are connected to resources, ideas and support systems from fellow educators across the region.
  • Professional Development. Seton prioritizes and invests in unparalleled professional development, so you can improve your craft and grow at every stage of your career.
  • Discover your long-term career path in education. We are actively developing new opportunities for sustainable career growth and leadership development across our growing network.


Position Description:

The Educational Assistant will support the lead teacher in maintaining a safe classroom culture and reinforcing academic and social expectations. They will work together to drive student achievement by providing high-quality, differentiated implementation of the school’s curriculum. This partnership will allow more collaboration, individualized instruction, and support for school-wide events. Additionally, Educational Assistants will receive in school and network professional development as well as coaching from principals.

The Educational Assistant will receive daily directives from the lead teacher, generally including the following responsibilities:

  • Assist teacher during whole group instruction by moving throughout the classroom to check for understanding from the students and ensure students are maintaining on-task behavior.
  • Conduct daily instruction with students one-on-one or small group; emphasis on literacy and math.
  • Help prepare materials; track attendance, set-up equipment, make copies, create classroom/school displays, process student paperwork, document student social/behavioral progress, and record grades.
  • Participate in classroom planning through preparation for, and at times, creation of lessons and assessments.
  • Provide the lead teacher with input when the teacher is preparing to meet with parent(s)/guardian(s) regarding student academic progress and behavior.
  • Supervise students; this may include during specials (Art, Music, and Physical Education), start-of-day/end-of- day activities, meals, recess, bathroom breaks, in the library, computer lab, or on field trips, as assigned.
  • Be a model of exemplary character, self-esteem, and self-discipline.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Deep belief in all children and the mission of Seton Catholic Schools.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students and collaborate with all school staff.
  • Personal responsibility for professional expectations and results.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with a growth mindset and seek opportunities for feedback.
  • Experience working with students of diverse backgrounds, abilities and needs, highly preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalency required.



Additional Information

Start Date
Catholic East Elementary - Milwaukee (D40)
Job Category
Schools - Aides/Assistants
Employment Type
Full Time

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The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

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Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912

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