TLA - Teaching and Learning Assistant Information
Newfoundland & Labrador English School District
Newfoundland and Labrador
Interest in a TLA

What is a TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSISTANT?

The TLA is responsible for supporting teaching and learning in an inclusive environment in the areas of

planning, instruction, social emotional learning, assessment, evaluation and collection of student data.

Reporting to the Principal of the school the TLA will work with the classroom teacher to:

Assist with the planning and organization of learning experiences for students in accordance with

established policies and procedures.
Assist the classroom teacher in implementing programs and services for students including the

delivery of instructional supports.
Assist the teacher in assessing, evaluating, reporting and recording student progress.
Work collaboratively with the classroom teacher to develop supportive educational environments
Participate as a member of school teams in meeting the needs of students.
Maintain effective professional working relationships.

Qualifications: Teacher’s Certificate Level Two (2) from the Registrar of Teacher Certification and

Records at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

How to obtain this Level 2 certification: Application form

Educational requirements: Completion of a minimum of 20 courses (i.e. 60 credit hours) from Memorial

University (or another approved university). Courses completed in the areas of Education, Social Sciences

or Psychology will be considered an asset OR; minimum Level 2 Early Childhood Educator

certification from the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Salary: Certificate Level Two (2) of the Teachers Salary Grid; $29.14-36.87 per hour

Once certified apply to the NLESD Website Personnel Package for Teaching and Learning Substitute

List or positions of interest.

For more information: Teaching and Learning Certification in NL