Teacher Assistant

Pearson Virtual Schools

Position Summary

Working from home, the Teacher Assistant will be part of a team of educators providing instructional support to Connections Academy schools and District Programs. Teaching certification is not required to be a Teacher Assistant.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Data Entry including course reductions;
  • Clerical work setting up Message Boards and Landing Pages;
  • Sending out reminder messaging to students and families;
  • Taking attendance;
  • Updating educational recordings to match requirements; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Pearson Virtual Schools is focused on providing a flexible work environment for its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.

The following equipment will need to be provided by you, as the employee, when working from home:

  • Laptop
  • Headset


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Technologically proficient (especially with Google Apps for Education, learning management platforms, HTML, and web conferencing software)
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality
  • Ability to work up to 20 hours a week
  • 1+ years of experience preferred


  • Customer Centric Acts with a strong customer mindset (both internal and external) and is a visible advocate for the customer. Builds strong relationships with customers and uses those to improve their experience and outcomes.
  • Communications – A great communicator who engages teams and stakeholders with thoughtful delivery and messages that resonate.
  • Works well in a matrix – Models collaboration, solves problems with peers, builds trust and support.
  • Takes personal responsibility Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates ownership regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities.


  • High level of integrity and transparency
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Positive attitude
  • Evidence of a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated team player