Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Job Details
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

We are looking for a dedicated teacher and Christ follower to be the Teaching Assistant in one of our Pre-Kindergarten classes. This position starts January 4, 2021.

General Responsibilities

  • Assist the Pre-Kindergarten teacher in the classroom
  • Responsible for classroom and calendar management on non-curriculum matters
  • Score assignments, quizzes and tests
  • Manage and maintain grade book
  • Hands on work with the students in the classroom as well as transfers across campus
  • Assist with recess and lunchroom duties

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science required, Bachelor of Arts in Education is preferred
  • Experience in teaching lower school is strongly preferred
  • Experience in teaching Pre-Kindergarten students is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be good at instructing, assisting and caring for young children
  • Possess superior organizational, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Able to think creatively, make good decisions and communicate effectively with others
  • Able to take direction and work as part of a team

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

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

Job Details

Position:   Lower School Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Assistant - Full Time

Department:   Lower School

Reports To:   Head of Lower School

Start Date:   January 4, 2021

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, 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.