Job Summary
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$31,601 - $34,495 Annual
Job Description

 The Assistant Teacher must meet the requirements set by Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOH) and East Harlem Block Nursery, Inc. (EHBN). Aides support teachers in promoting Early Childhood Education for children and families both in and out of the classroom by assisting with supervision, assisting with developing appropriate lessons, and supervising children during community outings to ensure the health and safety of all children.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Must have a high school diploma or GED.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: AA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field; two years of related work experience.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following: Ability to remain calm in difficult and/or stressful situations; working knowledge of early childhood development and appropriate practices; patience and warmth towards young children; ability to work well with others; outgoing personality; ability to create and maintain positive relationship with children, parents and staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Education Director with the support of the Group Teacher, the Assistant Teacher must develop and maintain positive parent relations and continuously encourage parental involvement. In addition, the Assistant Teacher is assisting with the following:

- Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans

- Providing a stimulating environment and activities in conjunction with the lesson plan

- Encouraging parent involvement

- Recording anecdotal observations for each child

- Keeping room clean

- Helping with diaper changing and toileting

- Conducting and documenting observations including completing all necessary paperwork

- Attending staff meetings and Professional Development (PD) sessions

- Seeking out professional development opportunities to meet the needs of the classroom

- Performing other required duties, as assigned, consistent with the above.

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Job ID: 330190681

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