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Teaching Assistant - Childcare
Falls Church
VA
Nonprofit
Childcare - Teacher
2/12/2018

Currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to assist classroom teachers in all of their duties. The candidate will have 6+ months in a childcare setting and with children with disabilities.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, evaluation and supervision of the classroom, production of weekly lesson plans and progress notes.
  • Plan classroom and intergenerational program activities, as directed by the Teacher.
  • Plan for and use instructional methods which enable each child to achieve individual and group learning objectives
  • Maintain a classroom environment that motivates nurtures and prepares the children for the next step in the educational process.
  • Maintain and enforce classroom rules that dictate behavior expectations for the children.
  • Supervise the classroom in the absence of a teacher.
  • Ensure classroom's primary goal is the safety and well-being of each child.
  • Perform general classroom and center housekeeping duties such as preparing meals, feeding children, toileting and diapering children and general clean up.
 
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma/equivalent
  • 6+ months in childcare, face-to-face interaction and problem solving with children and families, preferably with preschool aged children.
  • Demonstrated commitment to putting children and families first.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with participants, families and community referral sources.
  • Willingness to participate in and support all intergenerational programs and activities
  • Self-motivated and able to problem solve
  • Spanish speaking skills a plus. CDA preferred.
  • Prior experience working with children with disabilities preferred.
 
 

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