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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Teaching Assistant

Education and Training



Cape May Court House, New Jersey, United States

Teaching Assistant

The Department of Children and Families, Office of Education has an immediate need for a Teaching Assistant in the Cape May Campus.

Under supervision of a Supervisor of Educational Programs or Assistant Supervisor of Educational Programs in a state school or institution, the Teaching Assistant acts as direct care personnel in the classroom and assists with self-help, academic, social, vocational, and recreational activities designed for children and/or young adults; does other related duties as required. This position will be located in Cape

May Court House, NJ.

Please note that schools within OOE have a 12-month school year.


NOTE: Since this is an entry-level position, there are no formal education and/or experience requirements.

SPECIAL NOTE: Ability to physically lift, move and position students as needed.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: Are you a veteran? If so, proof of your NJ Veterans Preference is required at application. Please provide a copy of your New Jersey Civil Service Commission NOTIFICATION OF VETERANS STATUS along with your cover letter and resume. For information on how to apply for Veterans Preference in the State of NJ, please visit the Civil Service Commission's website at

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at

SALARY: $38,996.88 - $54,504.33

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job opportunity and send to:

The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.