Ascension Episcopal Day School

Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 51896
Location : Norfolk, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Ascension Episcopal Day School is accepting applications for a fulltime Assistant Teachers. Pay is $15 per hour with some benefits.

Ascension Day School serves children ages 6 weeks thru 5 years. Our program is designed to cultivate the cognitive, social, physical, creative, and emotional development of each child in a caring educational environment.  The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for helping the Lead Teacher develop and maintain a nurturing and creative learning community for 8-14 children depending on the classroom. We are an early education center not a day care and we have high expectations for quality interactions between teachers and students.



        Assist in the creation and maintenance of a safe and stimulating classroom environment.

        Assist in the implementation of curriculum conductive to the cognitive, physical, social, creative, and emotional development of young children.

        Actively engage students in activities and explorations that encourage curiosity, creativity, movement, and problem-solving appropriate to the development levels.

        Model developmentally appropriate behavior management techniques.

        Assist in the maintenance of attendance and childcare records for the classroom.

        Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating information on a continuous basis and attending staff meetings.

        Participate in staff development opportunities and maintain knowledge of current child development practices.

        Consistently maintain open and friendly relationships with each child's family.

        Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

        Act as a team leader in your classroom when the Lead Teacher is not present, including modeling best teaching practices and professional behavior.

Assist with school health practices including cleaning/sterilizing the classroom throughout the day and basic childcare routines such as diapering, cleaning noses, and washing hands.




The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:

        One year of experience in an early education center.

        Some college-level courses in early education or a related field.

        Early education training including knowledge of early education teaching methods and child development theory.

        Effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work with diverse populations. 


        6 days each of paid vacation and sick leave.

        We encourage you to play with the kids and have fun both indoors and outside!

        Competitive wages for early education.

        Paid trainings for professional development.

        Potential for advancement and promotion.

        Our Angel Fund provides extra money for staff emergencies and up to 6 weeks of maternity/paternity leave.

        Three days of sick leave can be used as "Mental Health" days.

        Two bonuses a year.

        Gift cards and breakfasts/lunches given as extra thank-you recognitions throughout the year.

        One paid doctor visit per year plus paid vaccines and gift cards up to $150 for vaccines.

Salary : $15/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Norfolk, VA

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