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We’re hiring!

We are looking to add some Assistant Teachers to our amazing team!  In order to apply, please submit the following:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. A resume of relevant experience
  3. Names and contact information of at least 2 professional references to Ylla Bishop, ybishop@silverspringdayschool.org, Interim Director
Applications will be accepted and reviewed immediately. Positions will remain open until filled.

 

Assistant Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Assist the lead teacher with all aspects of planning for and running the classroom.
  • Relay to the lead teacher all pertinent information about a child shared by family members.
  • Share observations of children with the lead teacher.
  • Support the lead teacher in preparation of curriculum materials.
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with parents and colleagues to support the
    success of each child.
  • Assist the lead teacher in establishing a classroom environment which is content and sensory
    rich, intentional, organized, appealing, and responsive to the needs and interests of the children.
  • Assist the lead teacher in creating a community of inclusion and respect among the children and
    adults in the classroom.
  • Lead the classroom when the lead teacher is out.
  • Support the lead teacher in implementing COVID-19 safety precautions as recommended by
    MSDE.
  • Assure that children are safe and supervised at all times.
  • Other duties as specified.

Assistant Teacher Educational Requirements:    

– Minimum of High School Diploma
– 90-hour certification preferred, required during course of employment
– All other training required by MSDE

Professional Requirements:

– Criminal background check
– Medical clearance

Schedule:

– Part-time and full-time positions available if desired