The Assistant Teacher’s primary goal is to support the Leader Teacher in providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program rooted in our core. Every aspect of the program must enhance each child’s physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth so that he/she can be successful in elementary school. 


  1. Program and Curriculum
    • Demonstrate love through gentleness, kindness, and patience – be firm, but loving
    • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing weekly lessons and activities
    • Assist in maintaining clear classroom rules, routines, and appropriate disciplinary actions
    • Ensure facilities, furniture, and equipment are clean, well-maintained, and safe at all times
    • Sanitize toys every Fridays or at least once a week
    • Assist children to the bathroom while the Lead Teacher cleans and prepares for the next activity
    • Use school supplies, materials, and equipment responsibly
    • Provide nutritious snacks and meals at appropriate times
    • Report to the Lead Teacher any and all issues concerning a child
  2. Child Supervision
    • Maintain a safe environment and establish rules of safe play
    • Administer positive, age appropriate discipline
    • Respond quickly and appropriately to injuries and accidents
    • Attend to basic hygienic needs such as using the bathroom, washing hands, and cleaning up
    • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
    • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  3. Relationship with the Lead Teacher
    • Develop a professional, positive, and friendly rapport with the Lead teacher
    • Work together to promote a friendly and loving atmosphere
    • Communicate at all times
    • Discuss weekly lesson plans and activities
  4. Administrative
    • Communicate with the Head of School and administrative staff regarding children, the program, curriculum, classroom needs, activities, events, etc.
    • Participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school
    • Submit any and all necessary paperwork/documents in a timely manner
  5. Perform other duties as required.


Knowledge – The Assistant Teacher must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Child development and early education theories and practices
  • Safe and appropriate activities for children
  • Relevant policies and procedures to ensure that children are supervised and safe at all times

Skills – The Assistant Teacher must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Teaching skills
  • Team building skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Time management skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal Attributes – The Assistant Teacher must demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Professionalism
  • Sound work ethics
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Wisdom and discernment
  • Respect
  • Flexibility
  • Consistency and fairness
  • Compassion and understanding
  • Patience


Physical Demands

Childcare can be physically demanding. The Assistant Teacher may be lifting and carrying children, equipment, and may be sitting on the floor or child-sized furniture. The Lead Teacher may come in contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and must take precautions to ensure health and safety of all children, parents, staff, and themselves.

Environmental Demands

The childcare environment can be very busy and noisy. There may be several activities and situations occurring simultaneously and the Assistant Teacher must be able to supervise all children and ensure their safety at all times.

Mental Demands

Childcare can be stressful. The Assistant Teacher must be prepared to handle any and all accidents and emergency situations in a calm and appropriate manner.


  • Competitive Hourly Wage
  • Paid Training
  • Staff Meals
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Discount for staff children & many more

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