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Job Description

Job Title:
Elementary Teaching Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Elementary School
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 7 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Shina George, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:
01-2122-157, 01-2122-158, 01-2122-159
Summary

The Teaching Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting classroom teachers with the implementation of the curriculum.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Assist teachers in the delivery of lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly-defined and documented curriculum for students
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Supervise students during lunch and other break times
  • Assist with transitions during and between classes
  • Organise classrooms, work centers, and activity areas
  • Maintain instructional supplies, materials and equipment
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • From time to time may be asked to assist with daily hygiene routines
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Classroom Teacher and / or the Assistant Principal
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Previous experience working in a classroom
  • Experience with MS Office/Excel/Google docs

Skills

  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written.