Charleston Day School seeks a Kindergarten Teaching Assistant beginning on or about August 15, 2018. Charleston Day School is a coeducational, K-8 school of 250 students, located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina. The school’s academic standards are high, and it is widely respected for its outstanding character education and public speaking programs. Previous teaching experience in a pre-school or early elementary setting is required.
Uses language that promotes a respectful, kind, positive classroom community.
Fosters routines and procedures in clear, concise ways to create conditions for positive student behavior.
Uses appropriate judgement to act in the best interest of students at all times.
Integrates academics with the teaching of social and emotional skills in an active learning environment.
Works with students to help reinforce learning objectives and make learning more engaging.
Assists in management of classroom and provides instructions according to plans prepared by the lead teacher.
Has a desire for growth in expertise in the field of early childhood learning.
Demonstrates cognitive flexibility in a setting where disengaging from one task and responding effectively to another task is essential.
Participates with other faculty and staff to support the mission of Charleston Day School.
Adheres to all Charleston Day School policies and procedures with professionalism and competence.