Tuxedo Park School is a co-educational, independent school. Established in 1900 and situated on a 17-acre campus, the school is located in the historic gated community of Tuxedo Park, NY. The school is one of the first schools in the country to specialize in elementary education (pre-K through ninth grade). The school serves families living in Orange and Rockland Counties, NY, and Bergen and Passaic Counties, NJ.
Primary School Teacher Assistant
The Tuxedo Park School is seeking qualified candidates that are engaging and dynamic classroom teachers with talent in communicating with young children and encouraging intellectual curiosity and academic growth. This candidate will have experience working with children in developing and implementing purposeful instruction across reading, writing, phonics, and mathematics. Teachers are invested in their growth as professionals and respect every member of the community. Teachers are committed to helping students achieve success and to the mission and values of Tuxedo Park School. The position reports to the Associate Head of School for Academics.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assist the Lead Teacher in all aspects of daily classroom routines and management, including instruction, classroom maintenance, and student supervision.
Engage in supervisory and interactive duties with children (arrival, dismissal, recess, and lunch).
Attend and contribute to regular faculty meetings.
Develop and support the social-emotional character of students in qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, risk-taking, self-awareness, empathy, and conflict resolution.
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students.
Participate actively in the work of the department and the school on curriculum development and the improvement of student achievement.
Participate actively in the work of the grade level and across grade levels to coordinate curricular and extracurricular offerings.
Attend school functions such as class plays, fundraisers, awards ceremonies, commencement, and fundraisers.
Perform additional daily duties that may or may not directly relate to the subject area or licensure fields, such as morning and dismissal duty.
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of education
Experience working in education
Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate passionately, clearly, and concisely in writing and orally
Maintains a positive relationship with parents to create a secure environment for children
Highly self-motivated, self-disciplined strong team player with the ability to work independently or as part of a larger team
Professional learner, attending professional development and well-read on current research
Strong organizational abilities: perform multiple projects, prioritize and provide attention to detail, and respect deadlines
Must demonstrate awareness of sensitive issues and ability to exercise good judgment in relating to public, faculty and staff, boards, volunteers, and donors
About Tuxedo Park School
Pre-K through 9th grade
50 full and part time faculty and staff
member NAIS, NYSAIS
accredited through NYSAIS