We surveyed 18,045 teacher's assistants to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Teacher's assistants are social and conventional

Teacher's assistants tend to be predominantly social individuals, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people. They also tend to be conventional, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a teacher assistant. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average teacher assistant break down:

Big Five

The top personality traits of teacher's assistants are social responsibility and openness

Teacher's assistants score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average teacher assistant: