Position Summary:

We are seeking inspired and dynamic educators to join our team and provide a top quality education for all of our students. Whether you are starting your teaching career or are looking to launch a new chapter, your passion and experience will be deeply valued and your opportunities for growth and impact will be limitless. Your natural talents will be fostered and we will provide continuous training and support to help you be an incredibly effective teacher. As a member of the DRCS team, you will be trusted to make decisions and held accountable for critical results. You will engage in a positive and professional workplace focused on developing practice, service, and purpose.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Support the lead classroom teacher during academic instruction by setting up and distributing materials, managing equipment, overseeing small groups, and providing assistance to students 
  • Reinforce academic concepts by working with both small groups and tutoring individual students 
  • Support a positive classroom environment by employing classroom management strategies, behavior interventions, and social emotional learning
  • Collaborate with the lead classroom teacher in lesson plan preparation.
  • Supervise and monitor students during lunch, recess, field trips, and during hallway transitions
  • Track attendance, assist with grading assignments, and calculating grades


  • The ability to motivate, support, & challenge students in student-centered, standards-driven classroom community
  • Genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academic success
  • Commitment to professional growth, self-reflection, receptiveness to feedback, practice, and a desire to continuously improve
  • A positive, growth mindset & drive for personal excellence
  • Solutions-oriented resiliency to respond positively and effectively to challenges

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduation
  • Experience working with students in a school setting preferred

Title: Teaching Assistant
Location: Philadelphia, PA 19134
Job Type: Full-time