St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Houston, Texas is seeking creative, organized, team players to serve as Early Childhood Teaching Assistants.
The primary job of an early childhood teaching assistant at St. Mark’s is to work with the lead teacher to guide young students as they work and play in our centers-based classrooms while playing outdoors and during snack and lunchtimes. Other responsibilities may include: completing tasks assigned by the lead teacher to maintain the classroom environment and prepare student materials; attending faculty meetings and professional growth opportunities before the school year begins and after school during the school year; and other requests made by the Head of Primary School, the lead teacher, or the Headmaster. As a member of the Primary School faculty, the assistant is expected to support the mission and philosophy of the school. Experience guiding children between the ages of two and six in a school setting along with a CDA or an education degree is preferred. Position hours are from 7:30 AM - 3:45 PM.
About St. Mark’s Episcopal School
The community of St. Mark's Episcopal School celebrates the uniqueness of each child. We are stewards of our students' intellectual curiosity, faith, and passion for discovery. We cultivate joy, playfulness, and growth in a child-centered environment. Located in the West University Place neighborhood of Houston, St. Mark’s serves 450 students from two-year-olds through 8th grade. St. Mark's is an engaging community of learners where the school partners with its families in preparing each student for the path that lies ahead through a stimulating, whole-child school experience. Through offerings in athletics, performing and visual arts, technology, Spanish, and a robust curriculum, St. Mark's prepares its graduates for the many high school options Houston offers, and successfully places its students in high schools which best fit each.
St. Mark's is an Episcopal school, and as part of the St. Mark's Episcopal Church parish, is known as a community environment and second home to over 350 families. The school is committed to its positive relationship with families, believing strongly in the power of a fully engaged dynamic between school and ...home. As a place where children are known, teachers understand what it means to meet children where they are, which plays a crucial role in fostering each child's spirit.