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Teacher Assistant


Position Type Staff
Start 01/04/2021
School Name Seattle Girls' School
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 11/19/2020

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION

TEACHER ASSISTANT

Our Mission is to inspire and develop courageous leaders who think independently, work collaboratively, learn joyfully, and champion change.

We seek a part time (75%) teacher assistant to start January 4, 2021. At Seattle Girls’ School, students are learning remotely, using school-issued laptops to attend classes and complete assignments. A number of our students will be attending these remote classes on our physical campus. The teacher assistant will support students on campus, monitor their work, and provide assistance as needed. It is our goal to also bring all our students back on campus to engage in in-person learning on a rotating basis, and the teacher assistant will continue to support our students when we start this hybrid model. We seek employees who are collaborative, flexible, and love learning and doing alongside middle school girls and gender nonconforming students.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

?Supervise 10-12 students a day who are engaging in remote learning on campus, including lunch and recess on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

?Provide encouragement and support to students who need help in focusing on and completing assignments.

?Communicate with teachers, families, Dean of Student Life, and Assistant Head of School about student progress during work sessions.

?Model a growth mindset by learning alongside students and colleagues.

?Provide a safe and active environment that will benefit each SGS student.

?Provide meaningful feedback to support student growth.

?Actively engage around the larger mission of SGS, to develop students’ leadership and understanding of social justice.

Qualifications:

?High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

?Two-three years experience working with youth in a school setting preferred.

?A high level of cultural competence, and sensitivity to the needs of middle school-aged girls and gender nonconforming students.

?Strong written and oral communication skills.

?Proficiency in technology platforms, including Zoom and Google Suite.

Personal Attributes:

?Demonstrates a warm, approachable, and welcoming demeanor; can connect with middle school girls and gender non-binary students.

?Growth mindset; willing to learn and grow around areas of job description and school mission.

?Ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing.

?Ability to handle confidential matters in an ethical manner.

Compensation:

Competitive hourly rate ($16-$18 per hour) and benefit package (medical, dental, vision, retirement) commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: apply@seattlegirlsschool.org

Questions welcome via email.

***Seattle Girls’ School is an Equal Opportunity Employer***

Learn more about our school at: http://www.seattlegirlsschool.org/

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