How to Enquire / Employment Openings

How to Enquire:
Employment enquiries can be made to employment@clairbourn.org.

Employment Openings:
Openings will be posted as they become available, with the majority of postings happening between early March through August each year.
 
 
 

Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Clairbourn School is a coeducational, private school for students in preschool through middle school (JPK-8th) that has continuously served the greater Pasadena area since 1926. We are known for excellent academics, our welcoming community, our attractive campus, and a strong record of sending graduates to top area high schools. Clairbourn educates over 200 students and employs over 30 highly motivated and skilled educators. Clairbourn is accredited by both CAIS and WASC.  
 
Clairbourn School is hiring a Kindergarten Teacher Assistant. This is a non-exempt hourly position that begins in late August and ends in mid-June, approximately 40 weeks.  

Requirements and Qualifications
• High energy level, creativity, joy, positive attitude, and flexibility
• Excellent communication skills
• At least 21 years of age
• Able to provide the services necessary to meet the individual needs of children in care
• Test for tuberculosis not more than one year prior to or seven days after employment
• Fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus
• Documentation of a Department of Justice criminal record clearance or exemption as required by law

Duties
• Actively support and assist the classroom teacher by providing help with classroom management, supervision, and instruction of the children enrolled in the program
• Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children, co-workers, and parents from all backgrounds
• Report directly to the teacher to which he/she is assigned
• Prepare materials as directed by the teacher
• Assume primary responsibility for cleanup of all classroom and play yard activities
• Assist teacher with curriculum activities as directed
• Interact frequently with the children while respecting individual differences and encouraging developmentally appropriate independence, and pro-social behavior
• Actively supervise the children during school activities giving special attention to safety concerns 
• Actively engage in documentation of individual children’s experiences as directed by the classroom teacher
• Use positive techniques for guidance and redirection of children
• Maintain a clean, safe, and neat environment
• Present a positive, supportive, and professional image to parents and other staff members, including dress, demeanor, and communication
• Work cooperatively with all staff members to maintain a quality program
• Support the mission and philosophy of the school  
• Develop and maintain appropriate and positive relationships with children, colleagues, and families

Clairbourn seeks individuals who support our tradition of strong academics in a context of ethical and spiritual values including honesty, respect, responsibility, spirituality, and citizenship. Our mission is Creating Scholars and Leaders with Heart.
Wage is $21 an hour with a generous benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits. 

Application Process:
Submit letter of interest, resume, and references to the Lower School Director, Mrs. Karen Paciorek, via email at employment@clairbourn.org. 

Clairbourn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clairbourn is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in school operations. Clairbourn prohibits unlawful discrimination against any job applicant, employee or unpaid intern by any employee of the School, including supervisors and coworkers. 
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Clairbourn School is a coeducational, private school for students in preschool through middle school (JPK-Grade 8) that has continuously served the greater Pasadena area since 1926. We are known for excellent academics, our welcoming community, our attractive campus, and a strong record of sending graduates to top area high schools.
Private School Education for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School, & Middle School Grades - Serving Families in the Pasadena Area and Surrounding Cities
Clairbourn is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. (K-12 Private Schools)