Middle School 5th Grade Teaching Assistant
Job Details
Trinity Christian Academy - Addison, TX
Full Time
About TCA

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ. 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for someone to assist the 5th grade teaching team and students.

General Responsibilities

  • Assist all 5th grade teachers with copies, laminating, posting, and managing assignment sheets
  • Track student discipline referrals and communicate to MS Administration
  • Manage absent/missing work folders for students
  • Grade objective-item homework, quizzes, and tests
  • Design bulletin boards and hallway themes for displaying student work
  • Occasionally substitute for classroom teacher
  • Occasionally work with small groups of students to re-teach material and/or administer assignments
  • Catch students up on work after long absence
  • Attend and help supervise class field trips
  • Attend and help supervise Chapels, House activities, and special events
  • Assist classroom teachers, Technology teachers, and/or Library Media Specialist in providing instructions to students on use of mobile devices (iPads)

Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • BA or BS in Education preferred
  • Strong preference for classroom teaching experience
  • Skilled in working in a collaborative team-based environment
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exhibit a "team player" attitude by helping classroom teachers in any way possible with a joyful spirit
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Self-directed, detailed-minded and a problem solver

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of teaching (including, but not limited to standing, reaching, stooping, squatting down, kneeling, and occasional lifting)
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner

Job Details

Position:   5th Grade Teaching Assistant

Department:   Middle School

Reports To:   Head of Middle School

Start Date:   Immediately

Hours:   Full-time, 7:45-3:45 Monday-Thursday, 7:45-1:45 Friday 

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 month please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.