Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.
About the position:
Primary Purpose: Assisting Head Teachers in an elementary setting to meet the educational, emotional, and social needs of children.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work with the teacher to facilitate activities for all children both indoors and outdoors;
Exhibits a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children.
Maintains a positive, calm attitude and a soft voice
Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing activities.
Assists teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help.
Plans with and assists the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities.
Becomes familiar with the teacher’s written lesson plans, the daily schedule, methods for recording attendance, and all other daily duties of the teacher.
Assumes the teacher’s role in leading selected activities during designated parts of the class-day on a periodic basis for training purposes.
Assumes the teacher’s full role in the absence of the teacher.
Assists the teacher in safeguarding all classroom supplies and equipment.
Attends all professional development opportunities as provided by Bay Ridge Prep.
Performs any other task deemed necessary by the teacher and/or administration.
B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university required
Excellent rapport with children
Strong work ethic
Sense of humor
2 years teaching experience in elementary education in public and/or independent schools
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Commitment to the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of all children
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Lower School Assistant Teacher”. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience