Northshire Day School


Early Childhood - Teacher Assistant/Aide

Reference ID: 5958
Location: Manchester Center, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Summary


Northshire Day School is seeking a Teacher Assistant for our Preschool classrooms.

Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic and have a passion for working with and educating young children, the ability to create a safe and nurturing environment, flexible and work well as part of a team, proficient writing skills, knowledge of early childhood licensing regulations, and familiarity with play-based curriculum. Must be available to work between the hours of 8:00am and 5:30pm. Must be able to work collaboratively with colleagues and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must have completed Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education or are willing to complete this course in the first six months of employment. Preference will be given to candidates who have an A.A. Degree in Early Childhood Education and experience working with 3-5 year olds.

 

NDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 



The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.


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Requirements



Nice To Haves


Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or 21 relevant college credits.


Benefits


Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays / Snow Days, Childcare Discount, monthly Healthcare contribution, IRA



Salary: $11.81 to $15.14/Hr
Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Manchester Center, VT