Classroom Assistants


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Classroom Assistants

Classroom Assistants - Interests

Interests

Teacher aides typically have the following interests:

  • Have social interests. They like work activities that assist others and promote learning and personal development. They like to communicate with others: to teach, give advice, help, or otherwise be of service to others.
  • Have conventional interests. They like work activities that follow set procedures, routines, and standards. They like to work with data and detail. They prefer working where there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Values

Teacher aides typically have the following work values:

  • Consider relationships important. They like to work in a friendly, non-competitive environment. They like to do things for other people. They prefer jobs where they are not pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
  • Consider support from their employer important. They like to be treated fairly and have supervisors who will back them up. They prefer jobs where they are trained well.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.