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Position Title:
Assistant Teacher
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Brief Overview:
The Assistant Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in maintaining the safety of the children, and in the implementation of daily program.
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Job Responsibilities:
-Treat children with love and respect. Must use positive guidance techniques.
-Must be able to see, hear, direct, and assess the activity of the children.
-Must follow all policies and procedures as stated in Employee Handbooks.
-Assist the Lead Teacher in planning and implementing the daily program utilizing DAP theory as outlined by NAEYC and the Creative Curriculum.
-In cooperation with the Lead Teacher, maintain daily communication with parents and participate in parent/teacher conferences.
-Maintain knowledge of and implement the guidelines and standards set by NAEYC and Keystone STARS accreditation.
-Take responsibility of the class when the Lead Teacher is not present.
-Assist in the monthly assessment of each child to ensure that programming meets the individual needs of each child.
-Complete periodic child assessments using the Teaching Strategies: GOLD system for child development, share this information with parents, and conference with parents about their child’s development as requested.
-Implement Early Intervention strategies as outlined by relevant support staff.
-Maintain a professional manner in the classroom when working with colleagues, parents and children.
-Maintain a safe and clean environment for the children.
-Maintain and implement knowledge of current state licensing regulations.
-Continue professional development (required 24 hours per year) and keep abreast of current issues by reading professional journals.
-Attend meetings and trainings as requested by the Director.
-Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher and/or the Director.
-Complete closing/opening duties as needed.
-Maintain a consistent work schedule and ethic, arriving on time and working an entire shift.
-Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of the University and the Sisters of Mercy. The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
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Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
Associates Degree
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-Holiday, Vacation, Personal & Sick Time Off
-Medical Benefits
-Short/Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
-Flexible Spending Accounts
-Tuition Benefits
Expected Start/End Time:
9:00 am-6:00 pm
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Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level III
Required Experience:
1-2 years
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