Job Description

Job Title
Teaching Assistant
School / Location
School / Department
Elementary School
Job Status
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

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:


  • Previous experience working in a classroom

  • Experience with MS Office/Excel/Google docs


  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written