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 Pre-K Assistant Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year with an hourly range of $24.50 – $27.50 (including 100% paid benefits for employee). Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday, during the school year.

Teaching assistants support our classroom teachers with the following:

·      Delivering instruction, working with small groups or individuals

·      Monitoring and assisting students in the classroom

·      Supervision at recess and lunch

·      Assisting students with problem-solving and conflict resolution

·      Classroom management (including whole class on occasion)

·      Supporting students’ social-emotional growth

·      Organizing and preparing materials and supplies

·      Other duties of a supportive nature in the classroom or playground

The successful candidate will have most of the following attributes:

·      Success working with children in a group 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 (typically literacy or numeracy) with direction from the classroom teacher

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


·      12 ECE units

·      School requirements include: Background check, First Aid/CPR training (school sponsored), negative TB result.

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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