Lower School Teaching Assistant

Faculty / Full-Time

Nantucket New School, Nantucket, MA

The Nantucket New School is a PK-8 independent school that values academic and personal growth while respecting the pace of childhood. We are seeking a Lower School Teaching Assistant.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support LS teachers and students
  • Instruct core curriculum
  • Lead reading and math pull-out groups
  • Supervise recess and lunch
  • Promote a culture of inclusion, support, and sensitivity 
  • Provide planning and execution of appropriate projects
  • Ensure adequate nurturing of child’s developmental tasks

Qualifications and Skills

  • Some experience with appropriate age group
  • Able to communicate effectively 
  • Demonstrated ability to practice effective time management, organizational skills, priority management and analytical ability
  • Good role model
  • Sound personal judgment, initiative and resourcefulness


Some housing available. Competitive benefits package including generous vacation and sick time, paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and retirement. Nantucket New School covers a substantial cost of health insurance enrollment for all full time employees.

Nantucket New School

Nantucket, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender