Assistant Teacher

La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc. (Headstart Program)
Date Posted: 11/16/2018
Salary / Wage:
Location: Bronx, New York
Job Type: Assistant Teacher

Description:

La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc. is looking for Teacher Assistants.  The Teacher Assistant is part of the classroom Teaching Team. She/he is the person who collaborates and assists the Teacher in providing developmentally appropriate and positive learning experiences for 3-5 year old children in the program. She/he is co-responsible in overseeing the health and safety of the children and in maintaining an environment conducive to the acquisition of skills for socio-emotional competence, physical growth and formation of intellectual concepts.

 

 

Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision her/his responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing children with guidance and supervision
  • Maintaining a clean, healthy and safe learning environment
  • Assisting in the implementation of the agency approved curriculum that is consistent with the Head Start Performance Standards
  • Assisting in maintaining an accurate and updated recordkeeping systems
  • Maintaining and securing all materials and equipment in assigned classrooms
  • Assisting in the preparation of quarterly workshops for parents under guidance of the Teacher
  • Participating in agency activities to promote professional growth

Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential and/or:

  • Sixty (60) credits in Early Childhood Education
  • Prior experience working in a childhood setting preferred
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
     

Application Instructions:

Please submit your letter of interest and resume to:

Attention:  Personnel Department

La Peninsula Community Organization, Inc. (Headstart Program)

711 Manida Street

Bronx, New York 10474

Additional Information:

Letters of interest and resumes can also be emailed to nbutler@lapen.com