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Instructional Assistant for Preschool

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Instructional Assistant for Preschool
Chapel Hill, NC

St. Thomas More Catholic Preschool, Chapel Hill

Full Time, 40 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Provide small group instruction to students using teacher lesson plans
  • Communicate daily with the classroom teacher about learning and behavioral observations, tasks and schedule
  • Use technology and office equipment to carry out non-instructional duties
  • Carefully supervise students in and out of the classroom
  • Use of classroom management tools that respect each student and help them to grow in their coping skills
  • Perform school-wide duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Proven experience as an Instructional Assistant
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development
  • Nurturing teaching approach

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Experience with preschool-age children

At St. Thomas More Catholic School, the early childhood classrooms offer an environment that encourages 3 and 4 year old children to explore, question, and learn. The curriculum revolves around a child’s natural tendency to “learn through play,” allowing children to approach new concepts in a “hands-on” manner. Each child has the opportunity to follow his/her interests within the classroom community and be recognized as a special and unique child of God. It is important that each child feels respected, loved, and valued as the focus is on the development of the whole child in all areas: spiritual, fine motor, cognitive, physical, social, emotional, mathematical and critical thinking.

Position Start Date: 08/13/2018

Send resume and letter of interest to preschool director: ksullivan@stmcsnc.org