Teacher Assistants

This is a great experience for students of all majors to:

  • Assist lead teacher with all classroom areas and provide a nurturing and safe environment for children ages 2.9 to 5 years of age
  • Participate in project work
  • Facilitate each child's emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth
  • Assist with daily routines and organization to help maintain a creative, esthetically pleasing, and challenging classroom environment
  • Help provide smooth transition times from one activity to another

Responsibilities

  • Assist with observing and documenting children's work and development
  • Help with studio art projects and activities and with set up, organization, and display of materials
  • Supervise children at play while helping set limits, resolve conflicts, and express needs in appropriate ways
  • Assist with clean up, repair of books and toys, organizing materials, and keeping classrooms neat and organized
  • Provide snack, lunch, and rest times support in accordance with routines of the classroom
  • Support our family friendly environment
  • Participate in all orientation meetings, staff training meetings

Qualifications

  • Certificate of health from doctor and documentation of all required immunizations, including TB
  • Must meet all licensing and NAEYC accreditation requirements, including completion of application, three letters of reference, transcripts, CORI, etc.
  • Valid annual First Aid certificate and CPR for infant/children
  • Previous Preschool teaching desirable
  • Completion of at least 12 credits in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education desirable, or CDC credentials.

Shifts/Wages

  • Must be available to work a three hour minimum shift, Monday-Friday, days/ hours arranged
  • Position offered to both student employment (03) and work study
  • Hourly Wage $10

Application

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