Charlotte Latin School is currently looking for an Assistant Teacher to work with our fourth and fifth grade after-school children. This position is a part-time, ten-month position beginning in August 2021. The hours are 1:00-5:30 PM.
The main duties of the role will include:
Assist the Lead Teacher with the planning and implementation of a variety of age-appropriate and theme related activities (monthly lesson plans), and assist with weekly email communications to parents.
Assist the Lead Teacher with setup of activities and materials before each days program as well as daily classroom cleanup, organization, and maintenance.
Assist the Lead Teacher in leading small group activities that are age appropriate in an atmosphere where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning and play experiences enhancing the social, physical, and academic advancement of the children in his/her care.
Assist the Lead Teacher in leading, supervising, and providing structure and help with homework (1st-5th grades).
Provide indoor and outdoor campus supervision of play areas to ensure children's safety and learning.
Provide support, preparation and supervision of off campus excursions.
Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff.
Attend monthly staff meetings during the academic year.
Work 12 teacher workdays throughout the academic year (hours 7:30-4:30). Days will be set and communicated at the start of the year.
Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, preferred
Previous experience working with school-age children required.
Safety procedures, First Aid and CPR are essential.
Exhibit a love of working with children in this age group.
The ability to build a strong rapport with students, parents, and colleagues
Serve as a collaborative team player.
Flexibility to shift focus on the spur of the moment, in working with colleagues and students and in sharing classroom space.
Ability to identify and prioritize needs of the classroom.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong organizational skills, efficient and detail oriented.
Strong classroom management skills, commitment to safety and civility.
Exhibit willingness to have a growth mindset for learning new material and new ways of teaching.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Office, Google Docs and Google Drive.
About Charlotte Latin School
Founded in 1970, Charlotte Latin School is a fully accredited, college preparatory, coeducational, non-sectarian, independent day school, serving students in transitional kindergarten through twelfth grade. To Learn more about Latin, please visit our About Us page (https://www.charlottelatin.org/about).
Charlotte Latin School values diversity. Charlotte Latin School is an effective learning environment that accepts all people. As a community of learners, the School believes that a deep understanding of differences is necessary to its overall mission. Charlotte Latin School prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Charlotte Latin School is an equal opportunity employer.