Landmark Preschool - Westport is looking for assistant teachers to join our team in our Westport, CT location. The ideal candidate will be someone who is flexible, approachable, has a positive attitude, and loves working with young students.
In this role you will assist the head teacher by implementing planned activities and lesson plans in the designated classroom throughout the academic year. The assistant teacher must be able to effectively support the head teacher as well as teach students through a variety of methods and use positive encouragement, supporting the mission of the school and the curriculum. The assistant teacher may substitute for the head teacher in their absence as needed.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Assist the classroom teacher by implementing the planned activities and lesson plans that support the children’s age-appropriate development
Prepare materials and classroom set-up for class activities and lessons
Use appropriate language, interactions, and positive discipline and models positive behavior
Actively participates in large and small group activities and provides assistance and support during specials
Monitor children to ensure safety at all times, complying with all policies and procedures
Supervise children appropriately, including monitoring children during indoor and outdoor recess
Maintains confidentiality of students and families and directs parent questions about students to the head teacher
Support the head teacher with set up/clean up of activities and follow their direction to provide classroom support as needed
At least 2 years of classroom experience or experience working with younh children
Ability to work and move around with young, active children which includes regular bending, kneeling and stretching
Ability to use technology and experience with Microsoft Suite
Ridgefield Academy is an independent day school in Ridgefield, CT with students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Our Landmark Preschools have programs for children ages one - five at our Ridgefield and Westport, CT locations and Bedford, NY.
For additional information, please visit our website at www.ridgefieldacademy.org or landmarkpreschool.org