Covesville Child Development Center

Teacher Assistants

Reference ID : 47825
Location : Covesville, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting the lead teacher and director in daily activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of all children enrolled in the program. Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.


Duties

      Assists teacher in implementing and organizing developmentally appropriate activities

      Assists teacher in maintain a clean and organized classroom

      Supervises children during indoor and outdoor activities to ensure safety

      Maintains sight and sound supervision of children at all times

      Maintains working knowledge of state child care licensing standards

      Maintains personal professional development plan to ensure continual quality improvement

      Attends staff meetings

      Performs other job related tasks as requested by supervisor

      The daily cleaning of center/classrooms (i.e. sweeping, mopping, etc.) is the responsibility of all Covesville Child Development Center staff.

      May be asked to participate in center fundraisers

  •       May be asked to participate in after school events/social functions

Requirements

      High School graduate or GED preferred, but not required

      Experience working with young children in a group setting preferred

      Demonstrates genuine interest in working with young children

      Flexible, adaptable, and able to work in a setting that changes and/or has constant interruptions

      Effective communication skills, both oral and written

      Ability to work with other staff members as a team

      Ability to analyze issues and use sound judgement

      Ability to lift at least 50 lbs

      Ability to work in an active environment that require standing for long periods of time, stooping, squatting, and running.


State and Federal Requirements:

      Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training required

      First Aid training required

      Fingerprinting, TB test, criminal record/background checks, and child protective services checks are to be completed prior to commencement of employment.

      Must meet requirements of Virginia Department of Social Services Division of Licensing which includes completing a specific number of hours of annual training

  •       10 hour online, mandatory training required (covers child abuse/neglect, playground safety general guidelines/requirements, etc)

Nice To Haves



Benefits


Insurance included after 90 day probationary period.



Salary : $11.50 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Covesville, VA

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