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Preschool Teacher Assistant/Aide

Reference ID : 9304
Location : Charleston, SC
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Teacher Assistant/Aide 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/Aide observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistants/Aides are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.


Duties

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 6 months-1 year of professional experience
  • High energy
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skill.
  • A strong understanding of child development
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds.

Nice To Haves


  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid Certification
  • ECD 101

Benefits




Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Charleston, SC

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