Teacher Assistant

Website CFRI1834 Children's Friend

Making a difference... one child at a time.

Work with the lead/associate teacher to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards. Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention. Assist with the maintenance of progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of classroom children.

Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education elementary education, or nursing.  Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.  Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

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