Full Time, One year At-Will Agreement
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About North Side Community School

Are you a mission driven individual who believes every child deserves an excellent education in a warm,
caring, nurturing, and rigorous school environment? Do you believe every day should be a fresh start for
a child? Does the idea of helping children grow, develop, and achieve success despite societal barriers
excite you? If so, North Side Community School may be the perfect place for you!
North Side Community School is a PreK – 8th grade charter public school in the City of St. Louis founded
in 2009 with an enrollment of approximately 500 students. The most important word in our name is
community. We are a community of small classrooms (15 to 18 students per class), amazing educators,
and caring parents working every day to ensure our children succeed!
North Side Community School operates across three campuses (early childhood center, elementary
campus, and middle school campus). We are free (no tuition), public, and open to all. North Side
consistently provides a high-quality education often ranked as one of the best public schools in the City
of St. Louis and the State of Missouri. Most of our students live in the most challenging neighborhoods
in St. Louis and 100% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Small class sizes, differentiated instruction, individualized attention, and AMAZING educators are the
keys to our students’ success!


With a minimum starting salary of $40,000, we offer a generous compensation package including an
array of benefits including assistance with advanced education.

Position Summary

North Side Community School is seeking a Teacher Assistant to begin in the 2023-2024 school year. If
you are an experienced educator with a passion for children of all ages, WE WANT TO MEET YOU! The
Teacher Assistant will prioritize providing individual and small group interventions to challenged learners
as well as assisting teachers in various capacities. Candidates will assist with differentiated instruction,
substitute teaching when coverage is needed, analyze student data, support teachers with lesson plan
writing, and reinforce school-wide expectations. The faculty member can maintain positive student
relationships, adhere to implementing our behavior hierarchy, and prioritize student academic

Essential Functions

● Assist teachers in creating small groups in Reading, English Language Arts, and/ or Math.
● Creating small group lesson plans to assist students in closing academic misconceptions.
● Develops students’ concepts of responsibility, cooperation, social skills, and core values.
● Providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
● Providing appropriate feedback regarding student progress, expectations, and goals.
● Conducting ongoing assessment of student growth and progress and modifying instructional
methods to meet individual student needs when the lead teacher approves.
● Grading students’ material.
● Communicating social/ academic concerns with the lead teacher or dean of students.
● Ensuring that student behavior conforms with NSCS policies and establishes and maintains high
standards of student behavior needed to achieve an effective teaching-learning environment.
● Collaborate with other faculty in the delivery of proper instructional approaches, working to
serve all learning styles and needs.
● Participates in faculty and professional meetings and development sessions.
● Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by the principal or the designate.

Skills & Characteristics

● Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
● Excellent communication skills.
● Self-directed but receptive to feedback.
● Must exemplify maturity, humility, and a strong work ethic.
● Strong moral sense
● Must be flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous,
● Fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated
resourcefulness in setting priorities

Education and Certification

• Bachelor’s degree in education or 60 credit hours preferred (or seeking)

North Side Community School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of equal
treatment for all individuals applying to the school. North Side Community School does not discriminate
based on race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Features

Job Category

School Psychologist Intern, Teacher Assistant

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