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Elementary Teacher Assistant

Elementary Teacher Assistant

companyVanguard Classical School
locationAurora, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
ExpiresExpires: 7/7/2024
Education / Training
Full Time
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Are you ready to embark on a journey where you can make an enormous difference in the lives of young learners? If so, Vanguard Classical School welcomes you to join our team of dedicated educators who are passionate about shaping the future generation. We are excited to announce an opportunity for enthusiastic elementary school teacher assistant to become part of our vibrant community.

Located in beautiful Colorado, Vanguard Classical School is a free public charter school committed to providing an exceptional education rooted in the Core Knowledge Curriculum and taught in the classical style. With a focus on academic excellence, character development, and global citizenship, our school instills values of honor, achievement, world citizenship, and kindness in every student.

Picture yourself in a classroom where students eagerly absorb knowledge, where curiosity thrives, and where you have the power to inspire young minds. At Vanguard, we believe in the potential of every child and the impact that dedicated educators can have on their growth and development.

As an elementary school teacher assistant at Vanguard Classical School, you will play a vital role in guiding students on their educational journey. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a nurturing and stimulating classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • Implementing the Core Knowledge Curriculum Sequence using classical teaching methods to engage students in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Developing and delivering lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities.
  • Assessing student progress and maintaining accurate gradebooks to track academic achievement.
  • Providing timely feedback to students and parents to support academic growth and development.
  • Fostering a culture of respect, responsibility, and integrity by enforcing school rules and expectations of honor, achievement, world citizenship, and kindness.
  • Collaborating with colleagues, parents, and administrators to support the overall success of the school community.
  • Participating in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and stay current with educational trends and best practices.

At Vanguard Classical School, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and shape the future. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of our students and contribute to the success of our school community.

We invite passionate and dedicated elementary school teacher assistant to apply for this exciting opportunity to become part of our dynamic team at Vanguard Classical School. Together, let's inspire excellence, foster curiosity, and empower every student to reach their full potential.

Join us at Vanguard Classical School, where every day is an opportunity to make a difference! Apply now and be part of something extraordinary.


Why Else should you be part of our extraordinary team:

We operate on a 4 day in school class week - Tuesday through Friday.

We conduct professional development one Monday per month. We want you to use your unique skills, talents, and passions to build sports teams, clubs, and events - choose your own adventure to build community and make remarkable experiences for students and families.

Check us out at www.vanguardclassical.org - are we a great fit for you? Can you bring learning to life?


Other details

Job or Environmental Conditions

  • Classroom, lunchroom, and playground


Physical & Financial Requirements

  • Must be able to push, pull, lift 50 pounds, stand and walk for extended periods, and be able to speak to a child at his or her eye level, which may include squatting or sitting on the ground
  • Occasional handling of field trip, classroom, book, or fundraising money


Decision Making/Supervising/Confidentiality

  • Daily decisions regarding curriculum implementation
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality regarding all students



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Background Clearance
  • Outstanding organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to the teaching craft
  • Commitment to the belief that all students can learn and to the mission of educational equity
  • Ability to use technology seamlessly.
  • Charter school awareness or experience - preferred
  • A strong liberal-arts education - a plus
  • Experience with the Core Knowledge Sequence and Classical Education - preferred


Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary range is commensurate with experience - please see www.vanguardclassical.org for up to date teacher salary schedule under the financial transparency tab
  • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off - 4 day school week!
  • Voluntary long term and short disability insurance
  • Optional 401(k)
  • All staff members are issued a laptop computer.
  • Numerous professional growth and leadership opportunities


Vanguard Classical School is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. In compliance with federal, state and local laws, all hiring decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are deeply committed to building diverse candidate pools for all positions and creating a work culture and environment inclusive of all. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Vanguard Classical School serves students with disabilities and English Learners and provides services to students as required by state and federal law.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.



Required degree level

  • High School Completed
  • General Education Development

Salary range

  • $31,000 to $40,000 per year