Lower School Aide

Faculty / Full-Time

South Shore Christian Academy, Weymouth, MA

Lower School Aide Position for ages 2.9 – 5.0

The Lower School Aide assists a Lower School Teacher in cultivating a safe, vibrant, nurturing
learning environment for young children at a Christian school. This is an all-day, 5 day per week,
10 month per year position.

SSCA is committed to educating students to live out their life of faith in a manner that brings
goodness to others. All teachers and aides at SSCA must be committed followers of Christ,
agree to SSCA’s “Statement of Faith,” and embrace Christian education. This position is eligible
for benefits and has the opportunity to be renewed for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Hours – School days 7:10A.M. – 3:00P.M.

Job Specific Duties:

Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Follow direction of the Lower School lead teacher
    • Assist children with work, lunches, bathrooms (personal hygiene with pull-ups),
      play time
    • Assist children in small group work
    • Help create bulletin boards or manipulatives to enhance learning
    • Photocopying assistance
    • Assist teacher with record keeping and grading
    • Help supervise children and participate in specials (music, gym,)
  • General staff duties
    • Outside arrival (7:15 a.m.) and dismissal (2:45 p.m.) coverage
  • When teacher is absent, assist substitute with daily routines and lessons as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by lead teacher or Head of School

Minimum Requirements:

  • A high school diploma is required. Prior experience working with children of the
    preschool to pre-kindergarten age bracket is preferred, not required.
  • Lower School aides are expected to be able to participate with the children in physical
    activities and be able to lift 30 pounds.
  • All teachers and aides are expected to affirm the SSCA Statement of Faith and Teaching
    Position and abide by all SSCA policies and protocols.
  • This position may also involve attendance at occasional mandatory all staff meetings

South Shore Christian Academy

Weymouth, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated