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Cayman International School (An ISS-Governed School)

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Teacher Assistant

CIS seeks an Early Childhood Teacher Assistant who can help create student centered lessons following a High Scope philosophy. The ideal candidate is energetic and understands child development, is able to listen to and understand young children and how they learn. Is able to create a nurturing learning atmosphere for every student. The ideal candidate is a team player and can work in a collaborative spirit with the lead teacher and with fellow teacher assistants.
Specifically Teacher Assistants will:
• have a highschool degree or higher.
• have excellent verbal and written skills.
• have previous experience working in an Early Childhood program
• assist in developing lesson plans based on HighScope requirements and the specific needs of each child.
• collaborate with teachers to monitor the development of each child.
• understand the teacher’s routine and be able to support or run aspects of the classroom day.
• work with small groups and whole classes of children to promote their learning and development.
• maintain a clean classroom environment.
• support children’s hygiene including the changing of diapers.
• understand the tenets of positive discipline for preschool children
• express joy in the classroom
• HighScope, Reggio Inspired or equivalent pedagogical training (a plus)
• be able to work in the afterschool program.
• have first aid training or be able to be trained.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:
• move quickly, stand, sit, speak clearly, and listen.
• use hands and arms, stand, bend or stoop.
• move about the campus, including walking students to different locations.
• Be able to pick up 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up up to 45 lbs. in connection with carrying children to support their needs, ensure child safety, and potential response to emergency situations.


30 Sep 2020

Apply By

17 Sep 2020

Minimum Qualification

Graduate Certificate

Cover Letter


Minimum Experience

2 years

Job Structure

Teacher's Aide/Education Assistant
Whole School