Teacher Assistant (Pre-School Daycare Program)

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Position Posting Date: July 12, 2013
Location: Learning Ladder Daycare Center, Bronx, New York
Position: Teacher Assistant (Pre-School Daycare Program)
Job Description: Assist the group teacher in an early childhood center.
Teacher Assistant Tasks/Responsibilities (Performs other related duties as required)

  • Assist teacher in providing group instruction to children 2 .9 – 5 years of age, at the daycare center. Be able to follow an educational curriculum
  • Assist in developing activities and lessons to enhance child’s language, social, and cognitive skills
  • Provide documentation of daily activities / notes
  • C0-develop and co-teach educational materials and lessons as directed by the Lead Teacher
  • Follow operational standards of the daycare center
  • Attend meetings and trainings
  • Contact and interact with parents
  • Support and work as a team with the Lead Teacher

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 but not required

Skill Requirements:

  • Customer Service skills
  • Team building skills
  • The ability to multitask and take on different roles
  • Leadership Skills
  • 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 NYC Department of Investigation
  • NY Statewide Central Register Clearance
  • Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certification (online training upon hiring)
  • Recent Physical (within one year) including immunization record
  • Infectious Disease Control Certification (online training upon hiring)
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