Kindergarten Assistant (Part-Time Position)

Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Hours
Part Time

Kindergarten Assistant (Part-Time Position)

The Potomac School is seeking a part-time Kindergarten Assistant Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The Kindergarten Assistant works closely with the kindergarten classroom teacher to plan and implement instruction to support the social, emotional and academic growth of kindergarten students. The ability to appreciate and work effectively across individual and cultural differences is essential.

The Kindergarten Assistant works every day (Monday-Friday) from 7:45 am until noon and reports to the Head of the Lower School.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Work collaboratively with the classroom teacher to prepare lesson plans following curriculum guidelines and requirements.
● Help prepare instructional materials and implement lessons in the classroom
● Support classroom guidelines and procedures to ensure a positive learning environment for all students
● Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops.
● Is dependable, patient and organized
● Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree in related field
● A minimum of one year of experience in an early childhood classroom
● Strong knowledge and understanding of the developmental characteristics of young children
● Ability to communicate, motivate and understand the students’ educational and emotional needs
● Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other teachers, support staff, parents and members of the community.


In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. We recognize that differences are a source of strength, and we know that everyone is enriched when each person's contributions and perspectives are valued. To express interest in this role, please click here and apply for the position.

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