Website Sacramento Country Day School

Independent Day School, PreK - 12

Sacramento Country Day School, a leader in Pre-Kindergarten – 12th-grade independent school education since 1964, seeks a full-time Teaching Assistant (with 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits) to join our Lower School team of educators. Serving more than 575 students. Country Day’s mission is to “inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.“ The pay range for this position is $22.50-25.50 per hour.

An ideal position for a retired or newly minted classroom teacher, our next Teaching Assistant will support the work teachers, lead learning groups at the direction of the teachers, provide supervision on the playground and at lunch, occasionally cover the whole class as needed for the teacher to attend meetings, prepping materials, and assist in classroom activities.


The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

·      Bachelor’s degree (could be in progress)

·      Success working with children in a classroom setting

·      Patience, kindness, and an overtly warm manner with children

·      Ability to set boundaries with children in a firm but loving way

·      Ability to support the social-emotional growth of students and support problem-solving and conflict resolution

·      Ability to run a learning group or activity with direction from the classroom teacher, but also have the sense of initiative to devise and lead activities.

·      Confidence taking over whole class activities on occasion with a lesson plan from the teacher

·      ECE units are a plus

School requirements (background check, first Aid/CPR, negative TB result, etc.).

Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Sacramento Country Day School teachers are active in the school community, many serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.

Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to Maisae Affour, Head of Lower School at

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