Classroom Teacher - Central Christian School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Job Location: Central Christian School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Central Christian School
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: 314-727-4535
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Job Description:

Junior Kindergarten (4-5 year-old) Assistant Teacher
Central Christian School is seeking a Christ-filled, dynamic and warm individual to serve our school as our JK assistant teacher. This individual will be responsible for the educational experience of Central Christian students including the implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum and program that promotes the spiritual, cognitive and and social/emotional development of students.  
The classroom teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of curriculum and instruction. The assistant teacher will serve, as directed by the classroom teacher, to support implementation of curriculum and instructional objectives, including daily instruction as well as grade level special events/activities and field trips. The assistant teacher will strive to complement the teacher’s methods and strategies in meeting the needs of each child. 
Teaching Responsibilities:
  • Provides planned support to children on an individual, class or small group basis as determined by teacher’s instructional plans and active observation
  • Interacts with students in a positive, respectful and caring manner
  • Develops relationship and rapport with students to better understand their individual characteristics
  • Motivates and encourages students
  • Works cooperatively with other classroom teachers and assistant teachers
  • Participates and contributes as a member of the instructional team in team planning meetings
  • Demonstrates a tactful, ethical, respectful, caring and cooperative manner with adults in the school community, including parents and colleagues.
  • Communicates with appropriate administrators and/or personnel to resolve questions, concerns or problems
  • Engage in supportive collegial study and discussion with teachers and administration
  • Consistently show understanding, respect, and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Build strong, positive working relationships with parents
  • Support the Central Christian School mission
  • Supports team and school decisions and goals

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Be a Christ follower whose relationship is defined by having received Christ as Savior and a pursuit of spiritual growth
  • Knowledge of child development, learning and behavior
  • Skill in critical thinking and planning
  • Calm and patient demeanor with students
  • Exhibits a professional manner and a positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to receive feedback and make adjustments in response to the feedback
  • Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Participates and contributes as a member of the instructional team in professional development
  • Is committed to lifelong learning, seeking opportunities to expand and deepen their practice, knowledge, and skills, and grow professionally
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an education related field (Early Childhood, Elementary Education)
If interested in this positions, please send your resume to principal, Paya Sample at psample@centralschoolstl.org and complete an Employment Application at: https://www.centralschoolstl.org/about-us/employment-application

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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