The George Mason University Child Development Center seeks dynamic individuals with experience working with very young children to serve as Teaching Assistants in our two-year-old program. Multiple positions available are part-time (29 hours per week, and average 6 hours/day). Staff at the Mason CDC are dedicated to the service of supporting children and families, and passionate about their role in a diverse, professional education community. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position will report to the Director of the Child Development Center.
Ensure the daily care and education of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards with the guidance of the classroom Teacher;
Communicate directly with parents to establish and maintain family partnerships in the best interest of each child;
Help maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is safe, clean, organized, developmentally appropriate and engaging;
Assist classroom teacher and support the overall center team;
Other duties, as assigned.
Demonstrated experience working with young children;
Availability to work 29 hours/week, averaging 6 hours per day, M-F;
High School diploma, or combination of education and experience;
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Experience working in an early childhood setting;
Some coursework, in early childhood education or child development.
Salary: $10-$12/hour; Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Fairfax, VA
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