SECA and TA
Essential Supports for Our Classrooms
Chicago Public Schools is now hiring special education classroom assistants (SECAs) and teacher assistants (TAs) for the 2021-2022 school year. These paraprofessionals provide essential and meaningful supports to Chicago kids and teachers, and the job is a great fit for those looking to start a career in youth development or education. Our SECA and TA positions offer full-time employment, a steady paycheck, full healthcare benefits, paid holidays, and more. Year-long classroom placements translate into quality relationships with teachers and students, so you can make a real difference every day.
CPS SECAs play a particularly important role, fulfilling our commitment to provide a high-quality education experience to our diverse learners. Join a winning team making a meaningful difference for Chicago kids.
Watch our explainer video to find out everything you need to know about how to become a SECA or TA in Chicago Public Schools.