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Teacher Assistants
Requisition Number:2019-HS/C-010
Department:Head Start and Children's Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35
  

Job Responsibilities:

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR ABCD’S EMPLOYEE REFERRAL AND SIGNING BONUS PROGRAMS OF $1000 EACH
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Responsible for assisting Teachers with the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team. Provide preschool aged children with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Participate in a minimum of two home visits and three parent/teacher conferences per family per year. Participate in the development of and implementation of developmentally-appropriate lesson plans and individualized activities. Participate in the development and implementation of written Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for the children with special needs. Attend meetings as necessary. Maintain the EEC requirements including child to staff ratios, classroom supervision, etc. Provide classroom coverage as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, with at least 9 months of relevant experience required. Must have an active Child Development Associate Credential with a Preschool endorsement, or EEC Preschool Lead Teacher qualified, or matriculated in a degree program with 15 or more college credits towards a degree in early childhood or related field, including child growth and development required. Good interpersonal skills required. Bilingual skills where appropriate preferred. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries with staff and families. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s children and/or moving classroom equipment. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: there are forty-three (43) week school year positions and fifty-two (52) week positions available.

Location: Agency wide