Classroom Aide | St. James Catholic School


Start date: August 7, 2023

Saint James Catholic School is seeking an active, patient, person for the position of classroom aide. The Aide will work closely with the teacher for the benefit of the learners. The usual hours are from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Two positions are available.

The Classroom Aide shall:

  • Be at least 21 years of age; AND
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree with the equivalent of six (6) college credits in early childhood education; OR Have an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in Child development or early childhood education
  • OR Have documented qualifications validated in writing by the school principal
  • Be willing to follow directions and the lead of the classroom teacher.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with students.

All aides should uphold the Catholic, Christ-centered mission of St. James Catholic School. All personnel will conduct themselves in a professional manner in both word and action. Staff members are expected to be Christian examples to other faculty and staff members, parents, and students and to adhere to all school and Diocesan policies.

The following traits are encouraged for classroom aides:

  • The ability to collaborate with the classroom teacher
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Develop and maintain a positive learning environment
  • Aides are responsible for helping teachers maintain the safety and well-being of their students in the classroom. Aides should assist teachers as they take reasonable measures to ensure the safety and well-being of students when the students are under their supervision.

This is a full-time position, with a competitive hourly wage being offered.

All candidates must be eligible to pass clearances and background checks. All employees must complete the VIRTUS training for safe environment.

Note: VIRTUS training and criminal background check are required for hiring.


Interested candidates may send a resume and at least one reference to Sister Joan O’Reilly at or to Saint James School at 8412 Whitefield Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406.


Jo Ann Green

Employee Benefits Coordinator

Cathy Dyer

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