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Preschool Teacher’s Aid $15.50- $25.00 hour

St. Cyril of Jerusalem School (Encino)






St. Cyril of Jerusalem in Encino is looking for experienced para-professionals who are committed to educating the “whole child.” St. Cyril of Jerusalem School is a Preschool-8th Grade Private Catholic School. The Preschool Instructional Aide position is open to vibrant educators who care for, and inspire the young minds at our preschool.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent and (6) six units of early childhood coursework or an approved occupational program,
At least 1 year of experience in an educational setting



  • Must share the St. Cyril community’s vision and mission to love God, love self, love others and love learning
  • Uphold the importance of personal values, moral standards, and integrity by being a role model in the school community
  • Commitment to professional conduct, team-building, on-going professional growth
  • Experience working with young children in a classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate with young children at their level.
  • Patient, compassionate attitude, with a friendly, energetic disposition.
  • Good mediation and nurturing abilities.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Supporting classroom routines
  • Supporting the teacher at all times
  • Implementing the discipline plan according to the teacher and grade level
  • Creating an effective learning environment
  • Working with groups of students during center activities
  • Providing one-on-one help to students as directed
  • Reporting any concerns and observations about students to the teacher
  • Referring parents and their questions to the teacher
  • Conducting play yard supervision
  • Assist in daily student routines including meal time, bathrooming, naps, playing

Supervisory Duties include:

  • Monitoring students at recess, lunch and after school, or as requested by the teacher
  • Has a strong, confident presence, authoritative voice, and clear communication skills
  • Ensure that all students are safe physically and emotionally
  • Support and implement curriculum along with the teacher
  • Communicate daily activities, observations, and general student progress to the teacher

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Photocopying and collating materials
  • While grading should be the teacher’s job, he/she may need some assistance grading some papers
  • Setting up work centers
  • Assist with the decorating of the room, including decorating bulletin boards

Meeting & Community Responsibilities:

  • Attends school events, such as but not limited to, Back to School Night, Open House, as well as professional development, ongoing catechesis, and other meetings as established and scheduled by the principal.

$15.50- $25.00 hour

Wage Range
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

St. Cyril of Jerusalem School (Encino)

4548 Haskell Avenue

Encino, CA 91436