Teaching Assistant

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MEC Sunday School is seeking well-organized, motivated teaching assistant candidates who not only love children but thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment. If you’re reliable and committed to giving back to the community, we are interested in you. Teaching assistant needs vary from all-day classes to specific periods. The school is structured according to four primary areas of Islamic Studies: Nazirah/Tajweed, Quran & Arabic Language, Seerah/History, & Theology. 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate and help lead various Sunday School events, including special programs aligned with the subject matter (i.e, Seerah) and field trips
  • Attend staff and professional development meetings with all teachers and administrative staff
  • Respond to all Sunday-school related communications
  • Help maintain a clean, organized classroom/school and teach students to value the same
  • Ensure students understand and adhere to class policies and procedures
  • Manage and oversee (with teachers) all support activities including attendance management, supply management, worksheet creation and printing, and logging classwork/homework via dedicated tablet apps
  • Assist teachers in all assigned tasks, large and small (i.e., making copies, one-on-one work with students, ensuring order the classroom)

Requirements:

  • Fluent in spoken and written English language
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • High school diploma (higher education in the field of education is preferred)
  • Commitment to assisting classes every Sunday through a 40-weeks calendar (early September to late May)
  • Be kind and considerate