Substitute Teacher / Teacher Assistant (Pre-School Daycare Program)

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Position Posting Date:  July 15, 2013
Location:  Learning Ladder Daycare Center, Bronx, New York
Position: Substitute Teacher / Teacher Assistant  (Pre-School Daycare Program)
Job Description: Performs duties of a teacher or teacher assistant to provide continuity of day-to-day responsibilities with students during the absence of the regular teacher or teacher assistant.
Substitute employees are employed on an as needed, on-call, day-to-day basis and are not guaranteed work on a regular basis. There are no benefits associated with substitute employment
Substitute Teacher (Performs other related duties as required)

  • Provides instruction, as needed,  according to plans as prepared by the regular classroom teacher and manages. Or helps to manage as the case may require, classroom behavior and environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate supervisor or administrator
  • Uses appropriate judgment to act in the best interests of students at all times
  • Maintains a classroom environment which promotes active learning
  • Maintains daily classroom routine, including distributing and collecting supplies, keeping attendance records, setting up meals, etc.
  • Attends mandatory meetings and trainings
  • Adheres to Learning Ladder Day Care Center policies and procedures
  • Uses appropriate judgment to act in the best interest of students at all times
  • Works with students to help reinforce learning objectives

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Early Childhood Education college credits preferred
  • At least one year of experience working in a child care setting
  • Experience working with children with special needs preferred

Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Team work skills
  • The ability to multitask and take on different roles
  • Leadership Skills
  • Customer Service skills in interactions with parents and guardians
  • Child activity development Skills preferred
  • Basic Familiarity with concepts and practices of Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices (DAP), Differentiated Instruction and Creative Curriculum preferred but not required

Hiring is subject to:

  • Review of Resume completeness including education, experience and skills
  • Verification of Three recommendation letters
  • Completion of employment application
  • Completion of interview and classroom observation
  • Fingerprint Clearance from the Department of Investigation
  • Statewide Central Register Clearance
  • Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certification (online training)
  • Recent Physical (within one year) including immunization record
  • Infectious Disease Control Certification (online training)
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