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Literacy Action Teacher Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: Literacy Action, Inc. - Atlanta Campus

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Literacy Action Mission

To build better futures for adults by teaching life and work skills that empower them to reach their highest potential.

Job Title:Literacy Action Teacher Assistant (TA)


The TA will work out of a current Literacy Action site and at designated events and activities as identified by the Volunteer Coordinator or LAI staff.


Under the supervision of the LAI staff and/or teacher. The TA will assist their designated teacher with everyday tasks such as lesson plans and supplements from the curriculum. The TA will also facilitate tutoring sessions for students that are struggling with the subject. TA’s must be available to volunteer on-site or virtually as students request.

  • Assist with Teacher with everyday task
  • Attend tutoring sessions as scheduled. If an absence is anticipated, notify program staff
  • Review lessons with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Assign materials and advance levels when appropriate
  • Always observe confidentiality
  • Keep staff informed about tutoring experience, job assignments, or any concerns you may have regarding the program

Reports To

The teacher assistant will report to and communicate with the Teacher and Volunteer Coordinator.

Length of Appointment

Schedule is to be determined by the TA and Teacher. With a minimum participation of once a week.

Time Commitment

After a volunteer has been assigned to a class, we ask that the volunteer commit to serving in that class until the end of that 8-week period.


Sensitive and adaptable to learners’ differences and needs. Acceptable of people from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ages. Commitment to bettering lives through education. Patience and enthusiasm. (No previous teaching experience necessary.)


TA are required to attend training and observation to participate. TA will be familiarized with all Literacy Action resources available.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Be open-minded and persistent, and can work with adults of various backgrounds. Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills. Possess characteristics of responsibility, desire to help others, discretion, and flexibility. Knowledge of basic academic skill application and the ability to demonstrate the successful application of various academic skills. Ability to work independently, applying critical thinking skills and problem-solving to multiple situations.

Support Provided

You are available on an ongoing basis to answer questions and provide other assistance as needed.


As a Literacy Action tutor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Gain experience in the Adult Education field
  • Satisfaction of helping someone else succeed.
  • A chance to contribute to your community.
  • Achieving a broader cultural understanding and exchange.
  • Meeting new people who bring differences in culture, ability, and skill.
  • Participation in a successful program with other active, interesting volunteers.
  • Encouragement and recognition for your efforts.
  • Invitations to Literacy Action benefit events and socials.
  • Special Thank-You from a Literacy Action Board member.
  • Be a part of Literacy Action’s success and growth!

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About Literacy Action, Inc. - Atlanta Campus


100 Edgewood Avenue, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 30303, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Action (LAI) builds better futures for its students, by teaching undereducated adults literacy, life and work skills that empower them to reach their potential as self-sufficient individuals, parents, employees and citizens.


LAI provides free classes for adults who need to improve their literacy and workplace skills. The program helps students reach their potential through learning basic and essential reading, writing, critical-thinking, math, computer, job readiness, and academic skills necessary to master the GED tests.


Education & Literacy
Education & Literacy


Mon Aug 08, 2022 - Sun Nov 06, 2022
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Multiple locations Atlanta, GA 30303



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Schedule is to be determined by the TA and Teacher. With a minimum participation of once a week.

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