Teaching Assistant ECEC 2023-2024

Rockwern Academy

Rockwern Academy, Cincinnati’s pluralistic Jewish Day School, is looking for multiple full-time Teaching Assistants in our Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) for the 2023-2024 school year.  

Who are we? 

Rockwern Academy’s mission is to expand minds, celebrate Judaism, nurture community, and commit to building a better world.  An exceptional student-teacher ratio allows us to value each student as a true individual, discovering what gives them their inner spark.  

Teaching Assistants must have a high school degree. 


To support Rockwern Academy’s Early Childhood Education Center’s (ECEC’s) mission by providing a nurturing play-based education to children 12 months – 5 years of age; by maintaining open lines of communication with parents, administrators, and other staff; by keeping complete and accurate records; and by basing expectations, practice, and behavior in a high degree of professionalism. 



This position reports to the ECEC director.



  • Help create and maintain a safe, organized, fair, effective, and inviting classroom that reflects the teacher’s mindfulness of students’ physical, social, and intellectual development and needs
  • Assist with classroom behavior in age-appropriate ways
  • Prepare and maintain materials and supplies that enhance learning
  • Support the Lead Teacher as they strive to individualize instruction to meet student’s needs
  • Greet children daily as they enter the classroom; demonstrate respect and empathy for all children and parents
  • Maintain confidentiality on all levels: children, teachers, parents, and administration
  • Suggest improvements in curriculum, assessment, policies, practices, etc.
  • Treat children, staff, and parents with respect
  • Attend all required events; attend extra-curricular activities and PTO functions when possible
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork and collegiality by helping others and accepting suggestions for improvement
  • Be on time for assigned duties and find a replacement when needed

To apply for this job please visit www.applitrack.com.