The Lower School Assistant Teacher is a vital member of the classroom teaching team. The Assistant Teacher supports the Lead Teacher in the supervision, instruction, and guidance of children in an inquiryand project-based learning environment. In partnership with the Lead teacher, the Assistant Teacher establishes a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. Working directly with students in small groups and individually, under the guidance of the Lead Teacher, and participating in all areas of school life are some of the responsibilities of an Assistant Teacher.
Plans with and assists the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities
Shares in the implementation of written lesson plans with the teacher
Becomes familiar with the teacher's written lesson plans, the daily schedule, methods for recording attendance, and all other daily duties of the teacher
Assists the teacher in planning and maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care
Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and specials teachers in planning and implementing activities
Assists teacher with behavior management during both group instruction and independent work times
Assists the teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child's strengths and areas in which each child may need support
Assumes the teacher's role in leading selected activities during designated parts of the class-day on a periodic basis for training purposes
Communicates professionally with peers, supervisors, parents, and students
Performs other duties as assigned
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and possess 1-2 years of experience in education.??The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of current curricular and instructional practice and experience with diversity work and issues of equity and justice.
St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invests in the intellectual and spiritual promise of each student in a community that celebrates diversity and upholds the dignity of every human being. We challenge students to think critically and creatively, to know themselves as learners, and to govern their lives with confidence, compassion, and integrity. St. Anne's School draws from its Episcopal tradition as an independent, co-educational school, serving students in Twos through Eighth Grade. St. Anne’s School is committed to equity and justice and aspires to be a community in which every member feels engaged, heard, and valued. We embrace the contributions of all members of our community as we foster a culture of respect. Sharing perspectives and experiences beyond our own boundaries through exploration, introspection, and civil discourse is integral to our mission of creating an inclusive learning environment.
St. Anne's School of Annapolis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability or national origin in admissions, employment or educational policies. We value diversity and embrace the fundamental Episcopal belief in the... dignity of each human being. We are committed to helping our school community understand and appreciate human differences and similarities.