Teaching Assistant – Schools of Special Education

Job Description


Our Lady of Confidence School            St. Katherine School

314 Easton Rd.                                           211 Matson Ford Road

Willow Grove, PA 19090                           Radnor, PA 19087

Our Lady of Confidence and St Katherine School are special education schools that serve students with intellectual disabilities and developmental differences. The schools are located on beautiful campuses in Willow Grove and Radnor. A teacher assistant should enjoy working with younger children and be committed to the philosophy and ideas of special education.


  • Supervise independent activities with small groups
  • Work with individual children to review and reinforce lessons
  • Supervise the transition of small groups of children to different rooms or activities
  • Assist in personal hygiene of students that may include toileting, washing, lifting and carrying
  • Supervise lunch, outside activities, and field trips
  • Check student work and assessments
  • Help with student documentation
  • Assist in preparing lessons

Working hours for assistants start promptly a 9:00 am and end at 2:00 pm and include one half hour lunch.

Candidates interested in this position should submit their cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:

Katie Bier, Principal:

Lauren Bell, Principal:

PA required clearances, Safe Environment Training and official education documentation will be required before employment can begin.

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese.

Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Posted on June 24, 2020

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