Teacher Assistant of K(5)

St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School
Tampa, FL United States

St. John’s seeks an energetic and dynamic individual with demonstrated professional excellence to join our outstanding Primary Division team as Teacher Assistant of K(5). This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position with an August 2022 start date. The successful candidate will be expected to successfully meet the following responsibilities:
• Have a love for teaching and the ability to build a trusting relationship with students, teachers, and parents;
• Reinforce lessons presented by teachers by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups;
• Help students adjust, learn, and socialize and report to teachers about possible behavioral issues;
• Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance, calculating grades, assist and address individual student needs;
• Provide additional supervision for students during class, lunch, recess, between classes, and on class outings or field trips;
• While every class must be allocated to a qualified teacher, the teacher’s assistant can be expected to supervise or lead a lesson for a teacher who is off sick or undertaking training;
• Model on a daily basis the conduct we expect of our students and consistently exhibit the highest standards of professionalism;
• Work collaboratively with colleagues to create, plan, and prepare thoughtful lesson plans as part of an instructional program that is age-appropriate and addresses individual student needs;
• Attend all professional gatherings and in-service meetings;
• Be available to consult with students, parents, and colleagues as part of parent conferences and as-needed basis;
• Attend institutional gatherings and events as necessary or requested by the Head of School in support of the School’s mission;
• Devote time and effort to ongoing professional growth;
• Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, openness to others’ ideas, and the eagerness to extend themselves for others.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume, cover letter, and list of not fewer than three references to: Diane Scott, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at dscott@stjohnseagles.org. The position will remain open until filled.