Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 3:33 PM
Job Description Job Title: Teacher Assistant Hours: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE General Definition: Under the direction of the Center Director and classroom Teacher, assist in the teaching and learning activities of the classroom in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, California State Regulation (Title 22) and Agency requirements. Assist the teacher in a Head Start setting providing a comprehensive program to meet educational, emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of children. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Center Director, Teacher ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Assist the teacher in planning,/maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents etc. in planning and implementing activities Assist teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and weaknesses Plan with and assist the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities Assist the teacher in maintaining a confidential assessment binder, consisting of developmental assessments, individual goals, and observations Assist teacher in implementing behavior plans designed by resource/mentor teachers and/or mental health specialist Maintain discipline and supervision of children during all activities Supervise children at all times (both indoors and outdoors) Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline Assist teacher in the full implementation of IEP’s and inclusion of children with disabilities and special needs Assist in developing activities based on Individual Education Plan for children with special needs Provide input on weekly planning forms Accompany the teacher on home visits Assist with direct observations on children and record data Collect data and file in children’s portfolios and files Assist with kitchen duties and mealtime preparation Assist teacher to promote parent involvement Assist in ensuring that children’s daily hygiene needs are met. Minimum Employment Qualifications/Competencies EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An Associate's Degree with 12 semester credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. The ability to get an Associate Teacher Permit/or Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) within the first 90 days of employment. Early Head Start : Same as above and including three semester units of Infant Toddler Development courses. We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our Head Start / Early Head Start Teacher Assistant teams. Please read the job description and, if this sounds like you, please apply! (Ensure that you meet the minimum education qualifications . Only qualified applicants will be contacted.) IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 as amended, employment candidate will be required to provide either proof of US citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the US Head Start regulations require that no person shall work in any Head Start program until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities. No person will be denied employment, discriminated against, or prohibited from participating fully in employment opportunities for reasons of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion(including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), age, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, marital status, military or veteran status, medical or physical disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal state, or local law. Applicants will be required to obtain a Health Screen which includes a TB& Flu immunization clearance prior to starting employment. Company Description The mission of All Kids Academy Head Start, Inc. is to serve children, families, and communities by closing the achievement gap. To this end, we provide quality school readiness and comprehensive services; and partner with families to support their hopes and desires, in achieving their maximum potential as productive members of society.
• Location: San Diego
• Post ID: 37023577 sandiego