Preschool Teacher's Aide / Floater
We are looking for a caring and committed preschool Teacher’s Aide / Floater for our wonderful Italian Immersion, Reggio Emilia-inspired program.
Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child
Clean classroom environment and common areas such as bathrooms and outdoor play areas in accordance with program goals and philosophy
Clean toys and educational materials
Assist teachers during transitions to get children ready for meals, activities, etc.
Organize art supplies and classroom materials
Perform required care-giving activities (i.e. feeding, toileting, changing diapers, dressing, etc)
Assist the teachers in implementing positive guidance with each child
Attend meetings, trainings and professional development activities
Provide coverage of classrooms during breaks, planning time, etc.
Lift up to 50 pounds
Other duties as requested
High School Degree or GED. Previous experience working with children required.
Must meet State requirements as childcare center worker during the first year of employment by attending 4 core classes of early childhood education:
· Introduction to the Field of Child Development (3 units) CDEV 65
· Child Growth and Development (3 units) CDEV 53
· Child, Family and Community (3 units) CDEV 67
· Curriculum for Young Children (3 units) CDEV 66
Great communication skills; ability to talk with and listen to parents
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English
Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian or Spanish is also preferred
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Problem-solving, creativity, multi-tasking skills
Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills
Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a start-up environment
Excellent attendance and punctuality records
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam and TB Test
Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.
Medical, Dental, Vision and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.
To be considered for the position, please send a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Click here to apply!