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Early Learning Assistant Teacher

Company: USD 383 Early Learning
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE: Preschool Assistant Teacher QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Child Development Associates credential (minimum), AA, AAS, or BA in Early Childhood or Child Development2. Childcare Experience (preferred)3. Must be able to manage 12 students ages 4-5 independently when necessary REPORTS TO: Teacher/Principal JOB GOAL: To support the lead teacher in providing preschool students with optimal learning opportunities in all areas of development. HOURS: 7:30 AM- 4:30 PMMonday-Friday10 month employment (optional summer employment) PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supports the lead teacher in maintaining a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.2. Assists the lead teacher in supporting social/emotional growth of students through modeling, role playing, and guiding students to solve problems.3. Guides students in maintaining acceptable standards of classroom behavior in an age-appropriate manner. Misbehavior is treated as learning opportunities, rather than focused solely on discipline.4. Works with individual students, or small groups of students, to provide literacy, math, or social/emotional interventions, as determined necessary by the lead teacher.5. Encourages oral communication by modeling fluent reading, listening to students read, and encouraging students to have conversation amongst themselves and with adults.6. Engages with students in indoor play and enhances the play experience through the use of open-ended and higher level thinking questions.7. Assists the lead teacher in the development of gross motor skills of students through intentional interactions and play experiences during outdoor play.8. Promotes healthy eating and health and wellness practices by assisting students in washing their hands before meals, setting out meals, and discussing the nutritional aspect of each meal, while encouraging children to engage in conversation with one another.9. Demonstrates instructional and interpersonal strategies and techniques that are responsive to the cultural, ethnic, economic, and linguistic differences of students.10. Assumes the responsibilities of the lead teacher in the event of absence due to illness or personal leave, as well as days where he/she has other contractual obligations.11. Assists the lead teacher in evaluating student progress on a continuing basis and reports at designated times.12. Helps the lead teacher with the preparation of materials and interventions for individual students during designated times of day (rest time).13. Insures accurate and frequent communication with families in line with the desires of the lead teacher and building administration.14. Attends and participates in on-going professional development and faculty meetings.15. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.16. Performs other duties as assigned by the teacher or building administration. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time employment. Placement on Teacher Assistant/ Classroom Support Staff Salary Schedule. Fringe benefits include health insurance and paid sick and personal leave. EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on classified personnel.Job Type: Full-timePay: $11.00 - $14.00 per hourEducation: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: General Education Assistants: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: USD 383 Early Learning, Manhattan , Early Learning Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Manhattan, Kansas

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