The Alexandria Country Day School is seeking a full-time Lower School Instructional Assistant for the 2017-2018 school year.
The Lower School Instructional Assistant will work collaboratively with a lead classroom teacher to assist with whole and small group instruction, classroom preparation, and other tasks as directed. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors degree in a related field and experience and/or training working in a lower school classroom. The school seeks candidates who are skilled, creative, innovative, and adept at employing technology in the classroom. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.
Alexandria Country Day School is an accredited member of the the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. The school is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington. ACDS is an equal opportunity employer.
•Co-educational, kindergarten through 8th grade
•Independent, nonsectarian ...day school
•Approximately 200 students in grades K - 8
•Student/teacher ratio of 8:1
•Average class size of 13
•iPads issued to each student in grades 5 - 8 and utilized in all grades, K-8
•Rigorous academic curriculum designed to prepare students for the challenges of the twenty-first century
•Robust music, performing and fine arts curriculum
•Soccer, basketball, swimming, cross country, tennis, and softball interscholastic teams
•Spanish language instruction in grades K - 8
•ACDS graduates from 2009-2015 are currently attending 34 different high schools
•Located in the Del Ray section of Alexandria
•Founded in 1983