• Full Time
  • Belmont
  • This position has been filled

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Charles Armstrong School

Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.

Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview

The Teaching Assistant works in collaboration with the classroom teaching team and provides both direct and indirect services to the students in the classroom.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist in creating a safe and supporting learning environment where children can develop their full potential and experience growth
Supervise students in and out of classroom activities during the school day
Create and or produce classroom materials based on curriculum needs (coloring, laminating, copying, ordering, etc.)
Assist team with documenting individual student progress by giving feedback (written, verbal) to team members (correct papers/quizzes/tests)
Provide support to science, art, music, library, makerspace, PE and movement classes to help with classroom management during lesson, as needed
Help develop and implement classroom positive behavior protocol and/or academic plans for classroom and/or individual students. Assist with classroom management techniques and strategies
Check in with students in the beginning and the end of the day to help them with organization
Communicate and meet with classroom teachers on a regular basis
Communicate/meet with the Director of Lower School on a regular basis
Actively participate in class activities, circle time and field trips
Provide supervision to students during breaks, recess and lunch
Administer academic screenings/assessments as needed
Attend Grade Level Meetings (GLM’s) as needed
Participation on grade level Outdoor Education trips

Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:

Bachelor degree required
Special Education certification preferred
Minimum of two years teaching experience at the elementary and middle school level working with children with language based learning differences preferred
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching techniques preferred

Additional Skills:

Demonstrate the ability to work with children of all ages who learn differently
Excellent teaching skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work on a team
Ability to partner with parents
Knowledge of relevant technology
Ability to follow directions
Ability to multitask
Ability to be flexible to take on new tasks as needed
Demonstrates enthusiasm, creativity and commitment to teaching children with learning differences
Charles Armstrong School offers

Competitive salaries commensurate with experience ranging from $55,000-$62,000
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
Professional development program
Wellness Stipend
Tuition reimbursement
Team-teaching model
Instructional coaches
Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals

Direct resumes and cover letter to

Hiring Committee


(650) 592-7570

Charles Armstrong School

1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002