Charlotte Country Day School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902077
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 6, 2018

Job Description




POSITION TITLE:        Teaching Assistant, Lower School      

DEPARTMENT:            Lower School

REPORTS TO:              Head of Lower School

FLSA:                           Exempt

TERM:                          10 Months


Position Summary: The Lower School Teaching Assistant's primary responsibility is to support the classroom teacher as he/she works to meet individual student and family needs. The working relationship between the Assistant and Lead teacher is critical for the success of the students; therefore, open, honest communication is required.

Skills Required: Elementary Education experience/degree preferred.

  • Skilled in educational technology use (ipads, smartboards, google education tools, etc.)
  • Passion for children and an understanding of child development
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Instruction

Essential Functions:

Teaching Role

  • Develop strong, supportive relationships with the lead teacher, students and families.  
  • Assist with the implementation of instruction, including 1:1 conferencing and small group differentiation work
  • Record anecdotal observations of students during whole group instruction (or in smaller group and 1:1 settings)
  • Take over for lead teacher when necessary (due to meetings, illness, etc.)
  • Be a spokesperson for the program during admissions events (particularly tours) and assist in assessments of prospective students
  • Attend all faculty and grade level meetings
  • Fulfill all SAIS requirements for continued employment. (As stated in the CCDS Employee Handbook)
  • Attend all required after school events as stated in the Lower School Handbook

Supervisory Role

  • Monitor children to provide for their safety at all times, including bringing students to/from Special Areas and tutoring.
  • Perform carpool duties and late wait as assigned for your particular role
  • Supervise students at recess

Clerical Role

  • Support the lead teacher with Haiku updates
  • Assist lead teacher with the checking of daily work
  • Keep track of attendance records




It is the policy of Charlotte Country Day School not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  This policy extends to recruitment, employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, compensation, training, benefits and all other terms and conditions of employment.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Amy Madsen
    • 1440 Carmel RD
    • Charlotte, North Carolina 28226

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