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Middle School Academic Resource Center Teaching Assistant

Job Details

Full Time


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
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


We are looking for a Middle School Academic Resource Center (ARC) Assistant to work with our 5th/6th grade ARC Teacher to help teach study skills and executive functioning skills to students with diagnosed learning differences in the context of various subjects in the 5th/6th grade levels; the ARC Assistant also manages the administration of all assessments in the Academic Resource Center.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage the administration of tests and quizzes in the Academic Resource Center and assist students with the management of their academic responsibilities
  • Assist the 5th/6th grade ARC Teacher in the following ways:
    • Monitor and assist students in the ARC with their organization and completion of homework
    • Explain directions whenever necessary for completion of assignments
    • Equip students with strategies and skills to set goals, become self-directed and be responsible for their learning
    • Develop positive, encouraging, and supportive relationships with students while still holding them accountable to MS standards for academics and behavior
    • Assist with the operation and troubleshooting of student iPads and technology used in the Academic Resource Center
    • Assist the 5th/6th grade ARC Teacher as needed
    • Demonstrate the fruits of the spirit (Gal. 5:22-23) in daily work, and interactions with students and colleagues

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Academic Resource Center documents and files for ARC students
  • Assist in the organization and scheduling for quizzes, tests, standardized testing, etc.
  • Transfer testing reports to electronic files
  • Monitoring grades each week for each ARC student
  • Updating ARC documents as needed
  • Overseeing the collection of assessments from and return of assessments to teachers and managing the tracking of extended time for ARC students
  • Ordering supplies as needed
  • Assist students with creating study plans as needed

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree required, preferably in Education or Special Education
  • Teaching experience in Middle School is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to demonstrate patience, compassion, desire, stamina, and expertise to support students and their families daily
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to different schedules, subjects, circumstances, personalities, and student temperaments
  • Have a willing heart for service (Ephesians 6:7)
  • Agree with and support TCA's Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and Christian values

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 give, receive and analyze information, prepare written materials and input information into a computer
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents, answering questions in a professional and friendly manner
  • Strong communication skills required

Job Details

Position: Middle School 5th/6th Academic Resource Center Assistant
Department: Middle School
Reports To: Head of Middle School
Start Date: August 2023
Hours: Full Time - 10 months
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission - Paid time-off - School holidays

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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.

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