Assistant Teacher // The First Presbyterian Church Nursery School


Job Description


About the Job

We seek an exceptional assistant teacher to join a team of Early Childhood Educational professionals, which includes one head teacher and one assistant. This is a 10-month full time exempt, or non-exempt, position. The ideal candidate will provide support in the following areas: student engagement and interaction, especially through the separation process; classroom observations and documentation; curriculum development; professional dialogue and engagement with families through ongoing communications. Other functions also include, but are not limited to, maintaining student health and safety standards consistently; and contributing to the preparation and care of the classroom environment. BENEFITS The First Presbyterian Church offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement and access to professional development resources.




Candidate Requirements

  • Experience and enthusiasm in working with 2, 3 and 4-year-old children
  • Experience in guiding young children through the separation process
  • Strong collaboration skills to assist in organizing, developing, and implementing an emergent play-based Reggio Emilia inspired educational program
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to contribute to verbal and written observations of young children
  • Experience with technology including, but not limited to, G Suite, Microsoft Office, iMovie Quicktime, Instagram and/or SeeSaw
  • Warm, nurturing demeanor with an ability to connect with young children and their families
  • Flexibility and a positive and collaborative professional disposition
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing professional development
  • Bachelors degree in ECE or a related field
  • Experience working with young children; professional experience in an Early Childhood classroom
  • Documentation to fulfill mandatory DOH requirements


Contact Information:

If you are interested, please email Halima Fuller