Employment Opportunities

Preschool Teacher Assistant

The Teacher’s Assistant is a full-time position with hours 7:40 to 3:10 pm, Monday through Friday. Teacher Assistant must be able to lift 30 pounds, be on their feet throughout the day, and adhere to guidelines established by the Diocese of Savannah and St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Job duties include assisting the lead teacher with lesson planning and preparation, maintaining a fully sanitized classroom throughout day, leading activities, and communicating effectively with children and families. Requirements: 2+ years experience in a childcare setting, Early Childhood education preferred, three references will be contacted, and ability to work the scheduled times. This position is eligible for health and retirement benefits.  

Interested candidates should send a brief letter of interest and resume to Mrs. Wendy, preschool director, at wendy.arnold@sjsmacon.org. 

A criminal background check and Virtus training are required for all employees.

Extended Day Program Assistants

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is seeking after school assistants for the Extended Day Program for the 2021-2022 school year.  This is a part-time position (Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 pm, with some flexibility) and is open to retirees, part-timers, college students, etc. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing completion of homework assignments with assistance when needed
  • Monitoring the distribution of snacks.
  • Monitoring indoor/outdoor activities with particular attention to safety and well-being.

An assistant should be physically able to engage in light activities with children, possess the ability to multi-task, and be capable of maintaining close observation at all times. An assistant should understand the level of responsibility that comes with managing children entrusted to their care and must exhibit mature conduct at all times. He/she should be adept at diffusing minor disagreements.

All personnel working with children must pass a background check and complete an online two hour course (at no charge) offered by Virtus.

Interested candidates should send a resume or letter of interest with contact information to Ms. Jane Taylor-Lyndon, EDP Director, at jane.taylor@sjsmacon.org.

Substitute Teacher

The substitute teachers provides instruction and supervision in the absence of the classroom teacher. He/She oversees classwork according to lesson plans, maintains a well-managed classroom and positive learning environment, as well as supervises the students out of class such as in the hallways and recess.

A criminal background check and Virtus training are required for all employees.