Laguna Blanca School is a college preparatory, coeducational day school located on two campuses in Santa Barbara, California. Grades EK-4 are located on a quaint campus in Montecito, while Grades 5-12 are located on Laguna’s historic campus in idyllic Hope Ranch. Laguna Blanca emphasizes its core values of scholarship, character, balance, and community in its programs.
JOB DESCRIPTION Instructional Assistant position available at Laguna Blanca School's Montecito campus (Grades EK-4) from October through December. Main responsibilities include: supporting lead teacher and specialist instructors with daily classroom instruction; maintaining and supporting a pleasant, organized educational environment; assisting with the preparation of teaching materials; supervising lunch and recess; and chaperoning field trips.
REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
High energy level and positive attitude
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Creative analytical and problem-solving skills
The most qualified applicants will have previous elementary classroom experience and must possess a strong desire to take an active role in the classroom. Candidates should be child centered, technologically proficient, and possess excellent communication skills. Bachelor's Degree and/or a California teaching credential is preferred.
Laguna Blanca School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any characteristic that is legally protected under applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid, educational programs, athletics, and employment.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time hourly contract position, from October 2020 through December 2020.