Second Grade Assistant Teacher/Extended Day Teacher

St. Thomas's Day School
New Haven, CT United States

Job Title: Second Grade Assistant Teacher/ Extended Day Teacher

Division: K-6

Employment Status: Full Time 

School Year: 2022-2023

Position Summary 

The Second Grade Assistant Teacher/ Extended Day Teacher will work collaboratively with the Head Teacher and the Assistant Head of School to implement the School’s instructional program in accordance with the School’s mission, goals, objectives, and philosophy of learning.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education
  • Experience working in an elementary school setting
  • Strong personal and interpersonal skills

Performance Responsibilities

  • Create an atmosphere of belonging so that every member of the community feels accepted, appreciated, and valued.
  • Work with the head teacher to design an inviting, safe, and supportive learning environment for all students.
  • Differentiate instruction by conducting individual and small group lessons as directed by the head teacher.
  • Implement positive classroom management techniques that model appropriate communication skills and conflict resolution strategies.
  • Build a positive rapport with students that demonstrates respect, appreciation, and acceptance of all individuals.
  • Plan and assist with instruction as needed, including preparing and correcting classwork and homework.
  • Supervise the class during transitions, snack, recess, and lunch.
  • Support the specials teachers and programs (science, library, technology, music, drama, Spanish, physical education, religious studies, art) by modeling appropriate participation.

Characteristics of Professional Excellence

  • Strive to live the school mission in word and deed.
  • Enthusiastically engage in service to the school and its community.
  • Model life-long learning.
  • Foster an open and inclusive learning environment.

St. Thomas’s Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted PDF file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled.