Preschool Teacher Aide / Floater
La Scuola is looking for a caring and committed preschool Teacher’s Aide / Floater for our wonderful Italian Immersion, Reggio Emilia-inspired program.
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
- 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
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
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.
Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition, the final candidate will need to pass both Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance and a physical exam, and provide a recent copy of a negative TB test and other immunization records.
Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
Position receives excellent benefits, including medical, vision and dental coverage. The school also offers group life insurance, employer-matched retirement, long-term disability insurance and commuter benefits. Other fringe benefits include PTO, paid holidays, daily warm lunch and outstanding professional development.
To be considered for the position, please apply via this link with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references.
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