A Seattle man who worked as a teaching assistant at an elementary school has been charged with child rape and molestation.

According to charging documents, 40-year-old Albert C. Virachismith is accused of raping a student inside a John Muir Elementary School bathroom five to six times during the 2016-17 academic year. The student told his father about the alleged abuse.

Virachismith is being held at the King County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.

Kim Schmanke, a spokeswoman for Seattle Public Schools, says the school district immediately barred Virachismith when the allegations surfaced.

It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.