Kindergarten Assistant

Virginia Beach, VA, US
Sep 20, 2019
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Perform responsible human support and paraprofessional work assisting the kindergarten teacher with instructional activities and assisting students by reinforcing material already presented through special efforts and repetitions.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Assist classroom teacher(s) in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks.
  • Assist in providing individual and small-group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils' intellectual abilities.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior.
  • Prepare instructional materials; reads to students.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in creating an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Help plan daily and long-range lessons and classroom activities.
  • Conduct learning exercises with small groups of students.
  • Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students.
  • Provide escort and assistance to children as necessary.
  • Check students work for compliance with teacher's instructions.
  • Help maintain individual records for each student.
  • Collect and display suitable material for educational displays; prepare displays; decorate classroom.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Assist in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
  • Help maintain order in the classroom; monitors students to keep them on task.
  • Perform a variety of office assistance tasks such as photocopying, filing, answering the telephone, etc. as required.
  • Select and check out library materials for teacher's use.
General knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used in classroom teaching; ability to maintain confidential files and information and to compile reports; ability to deal effectively with students and teachers; skill in the use of classroom and instructional equipment; ability to operate standard office, word and data processing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students and associates.
High School Diploma or GED. Some experience in working with children. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
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Reports To Principal

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Salary Range:

Unified Experience-Based Step Pay Scale:

High School Diploma: Grade 06

Paraprofessional: Grade 07

Associate Degree: Grade 08

Bachelor?s Degree: Grade 09

Salary will be based on creditable years of full-time, verified work experience. Entry Level salary will be awarded at the time of hire. Upon the return of the Employment Verification Forms from the candidate's current and previous employers, the salary will be adjusted if creditable full-time experience is confirmed.

VBCPS offers a full range of benefits including health insurance, paid life insurance, paid sick/annual leave, tuition reimbursement, professional development and membership in the Virginia Retirement System.

Start Date Immediate

Additional Job Information
All applicants, both internal and external, must attach a letter of interest and a current detailed resume to your electronic application.

All applicants must complete the General Employment History section of the online application.

A minimum of three references are required in the reference section of your application. One of the three must be a current or most recent former supervisor for a position you held in this field. Relatives are not eligible to serve as a reference for you for employment purposes.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, 4-6)

To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133, 2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.

Alternative formats of this application which may include taped, Braille, or large print materials are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Call or write the Department of Human Resources, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2512 George Mason Drive, P.O. Box 6038, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038. Telephone: (757) 263-1133 (voice); (757) 263-1240 (TDD) or email at:

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