Wesleyan School

Lower School Kindergarten Teaching Assistant Long Term Substitute (LS Kindergarten TA Long Term Sub)

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TitleLower School Kindergarten Teaching Assistant Long Term Substitute
Posting IDLS Kindergarten TA Long Term Sub

Wesleyan is searching for a Lower School Kindergarten Teaching Assistant Long Term Substitute from January -April 2020.  The ideal candidate will be an energetic, team player, who loves children and is enthusiastic about fostering the Wesleyan mission to be a Christian school of academic excellence.


Job Description

Daily Duties

  • Morning Carpool (7:30-8:00 a.m.)
  • Outside- Greet the children, assist them from their cars, and make sure they reach the gym/cafeteria safely
  • Inside- Supervise the children and take them to their classrooms between 7:55-8:00 a.m.
  • Lunch Duty
  • TA supervises the children in the lunchroom and assists them when necessary
  • TA places numbers on tables, makes sure children are eating, monitors behavior/maintains discipline, encourages them to make healthy food choices, and assists children with cleaning the tables
  • Escorts students to and from specials
  • Distributes mail and interoffice communications to teacher each morning
  • Prepare monthly calendars and core virtues memory verse posters for the classroom. Hang them in the room when completed
  • Laminate items as needed
  • Check with teachers about upcoming events and projects
  • Classroom Duties
  • Put up and take down bulletin boards in the classroom and hall
  • Make necessary copies
  • Prepare memos, reminders and notices to go home
  • File papers and prepare folders to go home each day
  • Grade papers
  • Supervise and assist teacher-planned activities in the classroom
  • Work with individual and small groups of children as directed by teacher
  • Complete duties and tasks as designated by the lead teacher during the school day
  • Communicate with facilities regarding various events, room reservations, and maintenance needs
  • Substitute responsibilities
  • Assistants are expected to cover the class when lead teachers are involved with professional development and/or meetings or need to step out of the classroom briefly,
  • TAs receive “sub pay” if they are covering in the classroom half or a whole day.
  • Plays
  • Work with the teachers to organize meetings and schedules prior to the start of the play
  • Assist in the rehearsals by taking children to rehearsal, monitoring the children during practices, and assisting in lighting, sound systems, etc.
  • During the play, TAs are used where needed, cuing the children and keeping the “actors” quiet.
  • Pre-Planning Responsibilities
  • Assist teacher in preparing the classroom, including bulletin boards, doors, closets, hallways, etc.
  • Make labels for all supplies, books and booklets with students’ names
  • Attend required meetings


  • Teaching assistants should love and understand children and be organized, patient, and flexible. The TA’s role is very important. Your talents and gifts are valued and appreciated!
Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeSubstitute
LocationWesleyan School

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/26/2019

Job Contact

NameJason ErbTitleLower School Principal