Teaching Assistant, 2nd/3rd Grade Job at State College Friends School, State College, PA

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  • State College Friends School
  • State College, PA

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES 

In the classroom, the Teaching Assistant: 

  • u nder the supervision of the Lead Teacher, leads lessons and facilitates formative assessments for small groups of students; 
  • assists students on-on-one;
  • contributes to classroom management and behavior management; 
  • supervises students independently; 
  • prepares materials;
  • supports the Lead Teacher across the academic and social-emotional program as needed.

In addition to classroom duties, the Teaching Assistant: 

  • attends in-service; 
  • participates in Back-to-School Night, family-teacher conferences, and other school events; 
  • facilitates class field trips; 
  • completes other duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher or Head of School, consistent with the position of an Assistant Teacher and member of the faculty.

This is a full-time, salaried position.

THE PROCESS

To apply for this position, please send a resume and letter of interest addressed to the Hiring Committee to aboggess@scfriends.org . An onsite interview is required. Clearances are required for all new hires. State College Friends School will be reviewing resumes on an ongoing basis and will close the search once a qualified candidate is found. 

State College Friends School prohibits discrimination and harassment against any member of the School community on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, personal appearance, genetic information, economic background, political affiliation, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

CONTACT

Annie Boggess

Interim Head of School

aboggess@scfriends.org

- 2- or 4-year college degree
- Experience working with children in a school setting
- An understanding of Quaker values and decision-making aligned with the SCFS mission statement

About State College Friends School

State College Friends School is an independent Quaker school serving approximately 120 students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Since 1980, SCFS has offered a vigorous educational program grounded in the Quaker testimonies of equity, integrity, and stewardship. Our community includes families in the State College, Bellefonte, Bald Eagle, Penns Valley, Tyrone, and parts of Huntingdon area school districts. At SCFS, academic success is supported by small class sizes and individualized teacher attention for each child’s strengths and growing edges. In addition to developing skills in investigation, analysis, and quantitative reasoning, our social-emotional curriculum invites each student to practice conflict resolution, creative problem solving, collaboration, and empathy. Our building was designed for students to feel at home while at school, offering plenty of space for interactive, hands-on learning and a comfortable environment in which to learn and grow. SCFS has grouped children in intentional, multi-age classrooms since its founding. While grade level designation is used, the organization of children into classroom groupings is intentionally driven by academic, social, emot ... ional, and developmental indicators. This practice is rooted in the belief that children are individuals and progress through the stages of development at their own pace. SCFS has found that multi-age grouping encourages children of many ages to teach and learn from one another and enables teachers to strengthen relationships with the students with whom they work for multiple years.

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