Virginia Academy

Afternoon Preschool Teacher Assistants (3:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

Reference ID : 46839
Location : Ashburn, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary


Located in Loudoun County, Community Church exists to love people the same way God loves us.  We desire to see people experience God, meet friends, make a difference, and become a leader. Virginia Academy serves the mission of Community Church by preparing students for their best life, through faith (a confidence in God), scholarship (a passion for knowledge), and purpose (a desire to make a positive impact). We see our graduates making a positive impact in every arena of life. 


Lead teachers are critical to the success of our school.  They create a safe, engaging learning environment favorable to the learning and personal growth of every student.  They establish effective rapport with students and inspire them to develop faith, knowledge, skills, and attitudes, which will prepare them for life.  They challenge every student to excel at the highest level and establish great relationships with parents, which fosters trust and makes for a successful home and school partnership. 


This position reports directly to a Preschool Director


Duties

Key Responsibilities 


  • Understand with complete clarity and work to uphold the mission, vision, and values of Community Church.
  • Know and uphold all policies and procedures - employee, parent/student, crisis management, etc.
  • Model Christ-like character, God-dependency, and church attendance/participation for students and parents. 
  • Provide proactive care/supervision of students; referring them to the school nurse for medical and/or first aid needs. 
  • Daily provides a neat, welcoming, well-prepared and managed environment for learning consistent with the school's mission, values, objectives, policies, and procedures of best practice.  
  • Plan for and deliver well thought out lessons that connect w/ all learners; promoting deep thinking, concept mastery and a Biblical worldview. 
  • Incorporate a variety of teaching aids (manipulatives, visuals and technology), formative and summative assessments, project based assignments, and outside the classroom learning opportunities as part of the learning process.
  • Provide a workable classroom schedule that promotes optimum student engagement and facilitation of the curriculum.
  • Build relationships with students & parents (especially the students), which transcends the classroom and shows genuine care and concern.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and other staff members to ensure each student's needs are met as needed.
  • Attend school and student events as required and/or possible.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as directed by your divisional supervisor including but not limited to lunch & detention, recess, nap time, dismissal, etc.
  • Provide a class syllabus and unit lesson plans as requested by divisional supervisor.
  • Keep accurate daily classroom attendance.
  • Proactively and professionally provide regular and necessary communication with parents regarding student performance, behavior, and overall progress; answering incoming emails, Brightwheel messages and phone calls with a timely, professional response.
  • Organize, decorate, and maintain the learning environment prior to the beginning of school and throughout the year.
  • Prepare for and attend BTS.
  • Manage and/or assist with the end of year pack up and storage of classroom/school supplies, rooms, etc.
  • Set and meet yearly goals, seek out professional growth opportunities, and achieve the required total of yearly continuing education credits.
  • Attend school orientation and other in-house training sessions.

Requirements



Required

  • Associates and/or Bachelors in Early Childhood Education
  • Active Church member
  • A passion for teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with children/youth
  • Well-rounded knowledge of the education process and subject matter.

Nice To Haves


Require


Benefits




Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Ashburn, VA

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