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Teacher Assistant in Charlotte, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

RHA Howell is looking for a passionate, driven, and resourceful Teacher Assistant for the Anson Children's Center.

Anson Children’s Center is a five-star licensed developmental day center providing inclusive services to all children. Previously known as Anson Developmental Day, Anson Children’s Center has been the only center-based program for special needs children age birth to five for thirty years. The Anson Children’s Center maintains the highest state licensing rate and provides services within an environment that offers an opportunity for children to develop to their fullest potential.

Primary responsibilities include providing the full array of educational services, both indirectly and directly to the clients assigned to his/her caseload assuring the quality/quantity of education programs for clients assigned to his/her caseload.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the children we serve, then consider RHA Health Services, where we put people first!

Job Responsibilities include the following:
  • Conduct training/treatment programs (Goal/Objective Training,) under the direction of the teacher.
  •  Conduct activities that meet the needs of each individual (Integrative Activities). Assure class schedules and other routines are followed. 
  • Assist in the development of activities for weekends and holidays. Assist in basic care of individuals, including instruction in such skills. 
  • Accompany individuals on field trips. Assists in the implementation of behavioral support plans and documenting such.
  • Collect appropriate data as assigned. Record progress of individuals as assigned. 
  • Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, attending meetings as needed on individuals. 
  • Document activities and other significant events in the individual’s records. Participates in the Quality Assurance Assessment system as assigned. Participates in special events as assigned.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates for this position will be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School diploma or G.E.D. with at least one year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities


  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license may be required.  Personal auto liability insurance is mandatory if transporting service users in private/personal vehicle(s)
  • Maintain the requirements for annual or 5-year cycle certification through the Department of Public Instruction.  Maintenance current/valid Teaching certification/license, or actively working towards requirements for such as deemed appropriate.  Maintain birth to kindergarten certification when obtained.



Maintain proficiency in company sponsored/required training.  The following certifications may be required: CPR, First Aid, NCI A, NCI B, CPI, and/or others as specified/required by state and federal standards/regulations and/or company policy.


RHA Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work-life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

We understand our employees' desire to continue to grow in the role; we are known for providing high-quality services, excellent staff training and opportunities for advancement into supervisory and other roles within the organization.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes: 

    • Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
    • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance,
    Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
    • Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
    • 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
    • Paid Time Off – 
    • Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
    • Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
    • Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees. 
    • Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities
    • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve