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Preschool Assistant Teacher

Company: Fallbrook Child Development Center
Location: Fallbrook
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

the Lives of ChildrenCenter,Inc.PRESCHOOL TEACHER ASSISTANTJob SummaryThe preschool teacher assistant is a member of the teaching team under daily direct supervision of the teacher. The teacher assistant is also responsible to the director under the direction of the board of directors.The assistant provides support to the classroom by assisting to prepare and deliver instructional activities, observe development, redirect behaviors and implement the daily program. The teacher assistant is responsible for addressing the health and safety of the children and assuring compliance with all local, state and federal guidelines pertaining to program compliance.This position is the first level of entry and it will be expected that the assistant will continually seek professional growth by attending training and/or classes in order to attain advancement,Minimum Qualifications* Eighteen years of age or older and GED/high school graduate6 Early Childhood Education units (preferably in core courses- Child Growth &Development, Child/Family/Community and Programs/Curriculum) An Associate Teacher Permit highly desiredAbility to speak, read, and write in English with comprehension* Proof of the ability to work in the United States* Physician's Statement of good healthCurrent TB clearance* Proof of MMR vaccine* Proof of Tdap or Dtap vaccineCurrent Influenza Vaccine or Waiver FBI and DOJ Fingerprint Clearance* Current EMSA approved Pediatric First Aid/CPR Card* Approved Mandated Reporter Training CertificateCos--.dEmployment Standards* Ability to relate well to both children and adults* Maintain confidentiality regarding children, families and staff* Willing to continually grow and further knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education in order to keep current on latest practices e Understand and implement provisions of the State as outlined in California Code ofRegulations Title 5 and Title 22Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities* Punctual and ready to work, clocks in/out at appropriate scheduled work times and returns on time from rest and meal breaks.* Takes initiative and assumes responsibility demonstrating effective use of time management to assist the children, teacher and center needs.e Follows proper channels of authority in disagreements or conflicts. Uses good judgement and maintains self-control when dealing with difficult situations with children, parents or staff.* Demonstrates flexibility to assist in other areas according to center needs as part of a culture of teamwork.* Attends required staff meetings and trainings. Arriving on time and staying until completion.* Accompany children/class on all fieldtrips even when parents are present.* Demonstrates appropriate behavior and classroom management techniques during curriculum activities. Maintains health, safety and ratio. Communicates effectively with teacher to work together in the best interest of the children. Builds trust with each child and promotes social skills with peers.Provides care and supervision to children at ALL times to maintain health and safety. No child shall be left without the supervision of a permit teacher at any time except as allowed in Title 22 101216.2 to escort a child to the bathroom and supervise napping children. Responsible for all meaftime activities- models acceptable eating behaviors at meal time by eating the same meal as the children. Follows all CACFP requirements/record keeping, knowledge of all children with special dietary needs or children with an Incidental Medical Services Plan and follows appropriately.* Assists children in developing age appropriate self-help skills including toilet trainingListens to children's comments, questions and concerns and responds to them respectfully. Redirects undesirable behaviors using strategies that are positive learning experiences and that maintain respect for the child.* Greets children and families and ensures proper sign in/out procedures for children at dropoff and pick-up.* Conducts a daily health check of each child upon arrival and notifies the parent if the child is too ill to attend according to the center's health policy.* Notifies teacher, director and parents of injuries and completes an accident/illness report Carn/ out assigned activities under the direction of the teacher.Maintains classroom routine and structure in the absence of the teacher by supporting and assisting substitutes.* Assists and supports teacher in paperwork requirements and child observations.* Assist in cleaning and organizing of indoor and outdoor learning environments.Perform other related work as may be requiredPhysical Demands and Working ConditionsThe physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that the teacher assistant in this position must perform in carrying out the essential job duties and responsibilities listed above.Physical Demands: Sit, stand, look with eyes and turn with neck in all directions, walk, bend, crouch or stoop, reach or stretch, twist, squat, kneel push and pull (Regularly). Lift and carry up to 10 pounds (regularly); to 20 pounds (regularly); to 40 pounds (rarely). Speak, hear, smell, see, and feel.Working Conditions: Indoor classrooms, outdoor play yards and school grounds. Exposure to student and playground noise, seasonal temperatures dust, smoke, wind and rain. Mild exposure to illnesses.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable persons with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Fallbrook, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Fallbrook Child Development Center, Chula Vista , Preschool Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Fallbrook, California

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