Teacher's Assistant Personal Statement

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Taking care of a boisterous class of first graders is not an easy task, especially for an eleven-year-old. Since the summer of 2011, I have been a teacher’s assistant at my former elementary school, Argonne. Argonne is a year-round school, and the teachers are always in need of volunteers during the busy summer months. As a volunteer, I help grade papers, file documents, chaperone field trips, teach math lessons, and even lead physical education classes. I serve as an aid in the classroom and work individually with students.
I credit my current responsible and compassionate nature to my experience as a teacher’s assistant. With a position as impressionable as this, being a mentor to the students taught me how to be a leader. Being able to

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