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Educational Assistant

We know for certain that our greatest asset, and the thing that defines us and differentiates us, is our incredible mission-driven, hard working, loving, “never surrender” team of educators.  They are the best of the best. Embracing the Milwaukee College Prep philosophy that children don’t fail; adults do — our educators deliver high quality rigorous instruction, which produces unmatched results and provides the foundation for our scholars to succeed in school and life. 


Position:  Educational Assistant, full time


What you will do…

The Educational Assistant (EA) is a critical partner to the lead teacher, assisting in the implementation of Milwaukee College Prep’s curriculum and managing classroom culture. The Educational Assistant will receive daily instructions from the lead teacher; generally an EA will:

  • Provide daily instruction with scholars one-on-one or in small groups
  • Support whole group instruction by maintaining on-task behavior and monitoring understanding
  • Build strong relationships with parents
  • Check Life’s Work (homework) daily and communicate with teacher regarding any missing or incomplete work.
  • Monitor scholars during lunch and recess
  • Accompany scholars to Art, PE, Music and IT and assist lead teacher as necessary
  • Substitute teach when lead teacher is absent
  • Model the excellence we expect from our scholars


What you should have…

  • 48 college credits
  • Prior experience working with children, preferably in a school setting
  • A passion for making a difference in the lives of children
  • Absolute belief in every child’s ability to succeed and tenacity to ensure that success



At Milwaukee College Prep we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries, and a full slate of benefits including full health, dental, vision, and life insurance, along with an optional 403b retirement plan. Perks include eligibility for bi-yearly performance-based bonuses, a plethora of professional development opportunities, and discounted child care and YMCA memberships.



Milwaukee College Prep is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our school. Milwaukee College Prep does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

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