Teacher’s Aide (FT) – Lad Lake

Milwaukee, WI

Full Time

Salary Range: $18.00 To 20.00 Hourly

For more than a century, Lad Lake has fostered the growth of children and young adults throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest – providing the opportunity for them to take their futures into their own hands by teaching responsibility and accountability. Most of all, Lad Lake has given boys and girls the chance to make a fresh start. Guiding growth has been our mission from the very beginning. It’s what we do best: guiding at-risk youth and their families on a path toward independence and achievement.


We are looking for a compassionate and cooperative individual to provide classroom support, as well as maintain the safety and development of the students in his/her care.



The primary responsibilities of the Teacher’s Aide are to provide academic and behavioral assistance to the assigned classroom teacher.



  • Fostering an educational environment conducive to learning.
  • Working in cooperation with the classroom teachers to help provide academic support/assistance to Lad Lake’s students.
  • Academically support/assist individuals, small groups, or as determined by the classroom teacher.
  • Monitors students’ behavior and conduct: providing guidance and counseling.
  • Maintains functional lines of communication and interaction with staff of and other Lad Lake departments to produce effective team relationships as they relate to the implementation of overall programs of services to students.
  • Input students’ ratings at the end of the class period.
  • Regular in-person attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • Participate in all required In-Services.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Principal.



Must be able to deal with students in a positive and confident manner; be equitable and consistent when working with a culturally, racially, and economically diverse student population. Is team-oriented, flexible, and possesses effective behavior management techniques.

At least one year of experience working with youth in an Education, Residential Treatment, or Alternative Youth program setting.



  • The pay range is $18 – $20 with the potential for additional monetary multipliers
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, LTD Benefits
  • Variable sick time for school personnel based on teaching days
  • Holiday pay (up to 8 days)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k plan
  • Free meals when eating with clients
  • Casual dress
  • Company-paid training
  • Ongoing paid training
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Employer