The Kinkaid School is seeking a dynamic, innovative Teacher’s Assistant to join team at the start of the next school year, in August 2021. The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture.
With an enrollment just above 400 students, the Lower School fosters a learning environment centered on innovation, creativity and personal attention. Teachers in each grade work as a close-knit team to support each other and collaborate on curriculum development. Teachers are assisted by learning specialists in art, science, reading, music and physical education and have access to generous resources including material and supplies, state of the art technology and regular professional development seminars, which occur both on and off campus.
Provide support for a class size of up to 18 students
Set up the classroom, prepare for the daily routine
Facilitate transitions between periods and activities; supervise student work and activities
Share responsibility for technology
Participate in team meetings; helping with class preparation, lunch, recess, carpool and routine duties and, when appropriate, participating in individual student assessments and parent conferences
Bachelor’s degree in education
A minimum of six months of experience teaching
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Core knowledge of the development of primary-age school children
A collegial attitude and demonstrated ability to work in teams
Commitment to growth; commitment to Kinkaid’s four core values of honesty, responsiblitiy, respect and kindness in interactions with all members of the community
Desire to be a full member of the Kinkaid community
The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
About The Kinkaid School
The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture. With an enrollment of almost 600, the Upper School fosters a learning environment centered on academic excellence, intellectual curiosity and personal attention. The Upper School faculty enjoys small class sizes and a collegial, collaborative environment centered on intellectual curiosity and continuous professional development.