Assistant Teachers work collaboratively with the Classroom Teacher in all day to day aspects of classroom management: teaching, assisting students, grading papers, parent communications, organizing classroom activities, administrative duties, etc. Additional involvement such as curricular planning, attending parent conferences, consulting with other faculty or contributing to student evaluation and documentation may occur if the Classroom Teacher welcomes such involvement or deems it appropriate.
Duties may include working with a classroom teacher who is working remotely.
Assistant Teachers are scheduled to work Monday through Friday beginning 7:30 and ending at 3:15pm. Recess, lunch, and dismissal duties are as assigned.
Assistant Teachers may participate in a variety of professional development activities which are scheduled periodically throughout the school year during school hours.
To apply: please submit cover letter with resume by email or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world. Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
BA in a related field required.
Ideal candidates are graduate students, pursuing a Masters in Education degree, or recently certified teachers wanting an additional year of experience before taking on the responsibilities of their own classroom.
Strong cultural competency and a desire and commitment to further developing it at Parker.
Additional Salary Information: $135 per diem; contracted for 60 school days = $8100
Note: possible extension beyond 60 days; these positions are not benefits eligible.