Early Childhood Teachers' AssistantBACK TO SEARCH
Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Lower School
Grade Levels:
Job Description:

The Early Childhood Teacher’s Assistant is a member of the Early Childhood team and works with the team to support the operations of the early childhood mixed-age program and the delivery of a developmentally appropriate, 21st century skill-based curriculum.  The Teacher’s Assistant supports special projects and activities.  The Teacher’s Assistant also supports the school’s behavior management system and partners with the teachers and parents to promote and develop the social, academic and emotional development of the young children.

In addition, the Teacher’s Assistant will:

  • Provide clerical and instructional support to the team; set up and prepare materials for instruction

  • Support and assist children in learning by providing students with individualized attention

  • Provide regular feedback on student progress and behavior to Lead Teacher

  • Participate in the Early Childhood teachers’ meetings

  • Be aware of current early childhood research through professional periodicals, professional development, and participation in conferences

While the Teacher’s Assistant works with and is supervised by the Lead Teacher and Director, he/she is directly responsible to the Director of Lower School.


Applicant Requirements:

A BS or BA degree in Childhood Education is preferred.  Experience working with students in an independent school setting is helpful.  An energetic team player with effective oral and written communication skills.

Friends Academy is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body and is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter (please reference the FCE posting), resume and three references to

Friends Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 06/01/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Position Level:
Lower School
School Name:  Friends Academy
Street Address: 270 Duck Pond Road
City: Locust Valley
State: NY
Zip Code: 11560
Phone: 516-676-0393
Fax: 516 393-4276
Head Of School: Andrea Kelly
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: Preschool (3yrs)-12
Enrollment Size:
Social Media Sites:
Admissions Contact: Nina Waechter
Admissions Email:

01/08/2018 270 Duck Pond Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560

270 Duck Pond Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560 School

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