Assistant Teacher – Grade 5

Faculty / Full-Time

Crossroads Academy, Lyme, NH

Assistant Teacher – Grades 5

2024 – 2025

100% FTE, 37.5 hours per week

Non-exempt under FLSA

Assistant Teacher responsibilities:

  • Assist homeroom teacher in all daily chores including correcting work, helping keep the room clean, copying, gathering materials, and other classroom duties
  • Staff, with homeroom teachers, all homeroom responsibilities including recess & lunch duties
  • Provide teaching assistance to maximize instruction as directed by the homeroom teacher (small group work, one on one support, etc.)
  • Provide support in other lower classrooms as needed
  • Assist in co-curricular classes (as assigned)
  • Substitute for homeroom teachers as needed
  • Potentially transition with the class to Grade 6
  • Set and achieve annual professional development goals with Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs
  • Assist with divisional and school-wide events when possible
  • Respond to email, voicemail, and all mail/messages in a timely fashion
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Develop and maintain proficiency in computer skills including PowerSchool, Google, Word documents
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Be creative and energetic
  • Maintain healthy and appropriate boundaries with all students and school community members
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, stoop, bend, and move throughout the room and campus
  • Pass a state and federal background check


  • 5 days a week on school days, 7:45 AM to 3:15 PM
  • Attend/assist during two workshop days prior to the opening of school and the first workshop day after school closes
  • Attendance is required for the full day on parent conference days and BTSN

Crossroads Academy

Lyme, NH
Elementary, Middle School
All Gender