Second Presbyterian Preschool

Early Childhood - Teacher Assistant

Reference ID : 48675
Location : Roanoke, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assist the Lead Teacher n implementing a quality educational program, and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents; the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interests and progress and relays that information back to the Lead Teacher. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.


  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in student activities; maintain a high level of classroom cleanliness.
  • Assist children with opening their snack or lunch and model good table manners.
  • Maintain frequent communications with Lead Teacher through informal discussions
  • Encourage students to self-help and practice good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure a smooth, daily transition from home to the preschool and back home again.
  • Follow all preschool policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain a personal, professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • Some child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass a health screening.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19

Nice To Haves

  • An understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification (willingness to obtain)


Paid holidays.

Retention Bonuses

Summer work available.

No night or weekends shifts

Supportive Administration and Teaching Team

Preschool calendar aligned with Roanoke City Schools calendar.

Scholarships to pursue CDA or Associates Degree

Safe, clean, and beautiful preschool environment

About Us

Second Presbyterian Preschool is an early childhood ministry of the Second Presbyterian Church whose primary purpose is to provide an excellent preschool experience in a nurturing Christian environment. The preschool is dedicated to the intellectual, emotional, social, physical, cultural, and spiritual growth of its students.

Salary : $12.50 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Roanoke, VA

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