Job Description

Job Title
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
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Shina George, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number
01-1920-092
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

  • Organise classrooms, work centres, and activity areas

  • Maintain instructional supplies, materials and equipment

  • Demonstrate creativity

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

  • Supervise students during lunch and other break times

  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class

  • From time to time may be asked to assist with daily hygiene routines

  • Be fluent in English, oral and written

  • Perform other duties as assigned by 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