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Position Type Student Support
Start 11/23/2020
School Name Villa Academy
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 11/17/2020

Full-time, Full Benefits


Villa Academy is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable and child-centered full time kindergarten Instructional Assistant. This assistant will work most closely with the kindergarten grade teachers and students and could also be asked to support another grade level as needed. This is a benefitted 7-8 hour/day position. Duties vary widely and include instructional work with individual students, small A/B groups and/or the socially distanced whole class during in-person learning, clerical and administrative tasks, creation of materials, supervision of recess, lunch or specialist classes in the kindergarten or lower school and lower school duties as needed. In addition to work in the classroom, all instructional assistants attend in-service days, faculty/staff meetings, appropriate training sessions, and participate in many all-school events.


Education and Experience:

  • Early Childhood/Community College and/or University degree (Teacher certification considered a plus!)
  • Experience in working with young children in school/church setting
  • Volunteer work with children in a variety of settings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Villa Academy
  • Desire to be part of a Catholic faith community and to joyfully share faith with children
  • A commitment to cultural competence and an understanding of its important role in academic excellence and student preparation. Consistent with our unique history and ethos, Villa Academy is committed to building and fostering a richly diverse and inclusive school community;
  • Able to understand, articulate, and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education
  • Love of young learners and their educational journey
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Able to use or learn to use instructional technology including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Zoom, webcams, iPads, Apple computers, apps and Google docs
  • Desire and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the primary grades experience
  • Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position


Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).

  • A cover letter.
  • A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.
  • Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
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