Assistant & Lead Teachers
Early Learners – Sixth Grade
Teachers at Trinity School are inquisitive, nurturing, fun loving, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of the School beyond their classroom walls. The Teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.
Essential Requirements, Duties, and Responsibilities
- Passionate about working with young children with enthusiasm for using both indoor and outdoor spaces of the campus
- Knows the curriculum of the grade level being taught and of those above and below it
- Effectively uses best practices in teaching and learning to design and deliver instruction
- Presents well-planned lessons and also has the ability to shift in the moment with child initiated ideas; able to apply differentiated teaching methods
- Maintains accurate and comprehensive records of each child’s performance and progress, including the My Learning digital portfolio
- Models appropriate behavior for students and is able to effectively engage young children in learning and practicing appropriate behavior
- Understands and supports developmental benchmarks of young children
- Uses technology instructionally with an understanding of Apple products, interactive whiteboards, Google docs, and Microsoft products; understands responsible digital citizenship
- Communicates proficiently orally and in writing to all constituents
- Collaborates with team members for effective planning, communication, and implementation, including between base teachers and Specialists
- Collaborates with colleagues and staff to support the school community
- Initiates and actively participates in professional development opportunities
- Participates in associated duties such as carpool and recess
- Lead Teachers effectively supervise and supports the work of Assistant Teachers
- Takes initiative to fulfill typical responsibilities and demonstrate willingness to problem solve atypical situations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and climb or balance. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The following represent groups of people the employee may interact with on a regular basis through daily work and serving on committees.
- All Faculty/Staff
- Families of the children
- Board of Trustees
- Professional staff from other related agencies
- The Greater Community
- Early Learners: Mon-Fri, 7:40 AM – 1:00 PM, except Wednesdays until 4:30; and as needed for parent conferences and Professional Development days.
- Pre-Kindergarten - First Grade: Mon-Fri, 7:40 AM – 3:15 PM, except Wednesdays until 4:30 PM; and as needed for parent conferences and Professional Development days.
- When necessary, the employee must be flexible in the ability to work more than her/his regular daily or weekly schedule to complete duties and/or be available for parent conversations and consultations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.