Head Start Teacher's Aide

Little Bell Childcare
Date Posted: 08/08/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Assistant Teacher

Description:

This position serves as a part time Teacher’s Aide/Substitute as needed for Early Childhood classrooms. Responsible for assisting with the supervision of all children, implementing classroom activities, works cooperatively with and supporting other classroom staff and volunteers, and assists with the general maintenance of the classroom to insure the health and safety of the children of the program.

Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director, the Teacher’s Aide/ Substituteshall be responsible for:

  • Child Growth & Development: Supervision all children’s indoor and outdoor activities while incorporating positive guidance techniques. Assist with implementing a child-centered curriculum to its fidelity and learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation to promote development in all domains for children of all abilities.
  • Planning: Collaborates with classroom team in the preparation of daily lesson plans and individualization for children. Assist with collecting daily anecdotes and write observations for children. Assist with assessing children with Teaching Strategies Gold online three times a year
  • Program Implementation: Provide positive guidance and discipline supporting children as they acquire readiness skills for kindergarten and beyond
  • Family Partnerships: Assist with creating and maintaining a positive working relationship with parents, providing positive feedback on child’s ongoing developmental success and challenges. Encourages parent participation in staff-parent conferences and home visits discussing their child’s development and education
  • Communication and Service Coordination: Assist with maintaining regular contact with parents and complete appropriate documentation; Direct developmental concerns to Lead Teacher and may participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings withFamily Advocate, Health, Nutrition and Disabilities Coordinator
  • Record Keeping and Reporting: Assisting Teacher in completion of attendance, health checks, home correspondence, home visit forms, accident/ incident reports, referrals and safety inspections. Assist with requesting supplies as needed and participate in classroom/program inventory as requested
  • On-going Monitoring and Self-Assessment: Work with teaching team to analyze child outcomes on a classroom basis two- three times a year
  • Participate in coaching opportunities and professional development training development
  • Flexible schedule to substitute for Assistant Teachers and other staff members as needed
  • Ability to lift and move with children at ease.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum –High School Diploma or equivalence, some college credits preferred
  • At least one year experience working with children ages 0-5 and families
  • Ability to work with children and families with special developmental, social or cultural needs
  • Ability to maintain written records and manage time to ensure the completion of assigned work
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive, professional relationships with participating families
  • Basic computer literacy in email, Microsoft Office.
  • Obtain CPR and First Aid certification within the first year of employment.

Application Instructions:

Please forward resumes to littlebellchildcare@gmail.com

Additional Information:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Picture ID card & SS# ID card
  • I-9 FORM
  • State Central Registry Clearance
  • Fingerprint Clearance [ ] By NYC DOE [ ] By NYC DOI
  • Complete Medical with immunizations and updated TB test.(fees may apply)
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu
  • Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Promoting Safe Sleeping www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu
  • Mandated Reporter Training: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu
  • Infectious Diseases Prevention Training ( Bug Busting in Early Care and Education Settings ) https://pedialink.aap.org/visitor/cme/cme_finder?search_criteria=bug%20busting
  • Civil Right Training https://www.childdevelopmentcouncil.org/providers/cacfp-civil-rights-training/
  • Ana’s Epinephrine Training Program ( $25.00 will apply ) https://codeana.org/epinephrine-training-program/
  • Infant and Child CPR/First Aide ( will schedule a group training if you don’t have)

All employee must meet health requirements and up to date all necessary training in Article 47 (DOHMH) and Head Start performance standards

All new employees must complete all the materials listed above before you can start to
work