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Preschool Teacher's Aide / Floater

We are looking for a caring and committed preschool Teacher’s Aide / Floater for our wonderful Italian Immersion, Reggio Emilia-inspired program.

 

Essential Functions

 Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child

 Clean classroom environment and common areas such as bathrooms and outdoor play areas in accordance with program goals and philosophy

 Clean toys and educational materials

 Assist teachers during transitions to get children ready for meals, activities, etc.

 Organize art supplies and classroom materials

 Perform required care-giving activities (i.e. feeding, toileting, changing diapers, dressing, etc)

 Assist the teachers in implementing positive guidance with each child

 Attend meetings, trainings and professional development activities

 Provide coverage of classrooms during breaks, planning time, etc.

 Lift up to 50 pounds

 Other duties as requested

 

Qualifications

 High School Degree or GED. Previous experience working with children required.

 Must meet State requirements as childcare center worker during the first year of employment by attending 4 core classes of early childhood education:

·         Introduction to the Field of Child Development (3 units) CDEV 65

·         Child Growth and Development (3 units) CDEV 53

·         Child, Family and Community (3 units) CDEV 67

·         Curriculum for Young Children (3 units) CDEV 66

 

Required Skills

 Great communication skills; ability to talk with and listen to parents

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian or Spanish is also preferred

 Outstanding interpersonal skills

 Problem-solving, creativity, multi-tasking skills

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Excellent attendance and punctuality records

 

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam and TB Test

Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
Medical, Dental, Vision and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.

To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Click here to apply!

 

Grazie!