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At Lumin Education, we “Start Young and Involve Parents.” We believe that we can transform lives through education, but we can’t do it without the help of an incredible, experienced, hands-on team.

Since 1978, we’ve been putting the right people in the right positions and watching lives change in Dallas communities. It’s our mission to inspire children from all sorts of different backgrounds, and you can be a part of that vision! Whether you are a Teacher, Food Specialist, or looking for an Administrative role, you will help create an impact for generations to come.

Lumin Education offers competitive wages, a 403(b) program, Dental, Vision, and Medical insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and professional development opportunities.

Primary Teacher Assistant – Lumin Education East Dallas Community School

Job Title:                    Primary Teacher Assistant

Reports To:                Lumin East Dallas Community Schools Director

School/Program:       Lumin Education

Primary Work Site:   Lumin East Dallas Community Schools

Hours/Status:            Part-Time, 27.5 hours per week, 215-day year

Summary:

 The Primary Teacher Assistant will take direction from the Lead Primary Teacher in the preparation and maintenance of the Montessori environment for students 3 to 6 years old. This includes organizing and maintaining classroom materials, assisting in the breakfast and lunch program, the set-up and clean-up of the classroom, and other duties as assigned by the teacher.

Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 1:00 pm

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support and follow directives of Lead Primary Teacher;
  • Organize materials, making sure they are complete and ready for use;
  • Prepare and clean the classroom before and after class;
  • Help with the maintenance of accurate classroom records;
  • Respect confidentiality of information pertaining to children, families, and/or staff;
  • Model integrity, responsibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for ethnic, cultural, and gender issues and diversity;
  • Share responsibility with the lead teacher for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Establish positive relationships with the children;
  • Work with individuals and groups of children as directed by the guide and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma;
  • Experience working with children, Montessori experience a plus;
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn class management skills;
  • Bilingual, Spanish, preferred;
  • Ability to take direction from lead teacher and
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
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Lumin Education is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political or religious affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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