The Early Childhood Teaching Assistant position is for an Infant/Toddler classroom.
Operating days are Monday through Friday with varied working hours between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Assists in supervising and integrating daily and long-term planning for the classroom in collaboration with support team and other classroom team members; ensures social, emotional, physical, and educational needs of children are met based on Center's philosophy, curriculum policies and state licensing rules; assists with implementing, evaluating, and communicating classroom programming, routines, and procedures; assists in management of classroom by completing paperwork, training, evaluating staff, and problem solving with team and parents to address classroom issues; implements health, safety and security processes and procedures including CACFP meal counting; participates in professional development and on center wide and university teams.
High school diploma or equivalent; at least one course or (100 hours) work experience in child development and/or early childhood education; subject to Bureau of Criminal Investigation check; current first aid, communicable disease, and child abuse recognition certification and/or training within 120 days of employment.
An Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or a Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate is preferred. Previous experience working in an Early Childhood classroom with children 6 years of age or younger preferred.
Target Salary: $12.61 - $16.00 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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