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Position – Preschool Teacher Assistant

Brown School, an independent school located in Schenectady, NY is searching for a preschool teacher assistant for the 2021/22 school year.

Job Description

  • Teacher assistants work closely and cooperatively with the lead teacher
  • Assist and monitor children during snack and lunch times
  • Engage with children during free-exploration activities
  • Assist with the preparation of daily lesson plans
  • Help maintain a safe, clean, stimulating and visually appealing learning environment
  • Display a commitment to diversity and creating a culture of equity, inclusion, and belonging in approach to teaching and learning, as they are recognized and valued by Brown School


  • An associate’s degree, in early childhood education, is preferred
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive and effective classroom management skills
  • Experience working with preschool children in a classroom setting

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to both Pam Hoeffner, Assistant Head at [email protected] and Teresa  Burke, Director of the Upper School at [email protected].

Non-Discrimination Policy

Brown School believes in providing equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual preference or orientation, veteran status, medical condition, or any other legally protected class or status recognized by federal, state, or local law.