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Preschool Teacher Assistant

Legacy Traditional Schools Mesa, AZ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
  • POSITION OVERVIEW

     

    The Preschool Teacher Assistant will work with lead teacher in planning daily activities for student. The assistant will supervise students, assist during meals/snacks, and provide general one-on-one attention as needed. The assistant helps organize the classroom, clean up and set up for next day’s activities. The assistant is required to interact with children, pass out snacks/meals, assist in teaching about numbers, colors and shapes, as well as social skills. They also provide feedback to lead teacher regarding students'  academic and social development..

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Assist lead teachers in planning, developing and implementing age appropriate curriculum.

    • Provide support to lead teachers in devising and imparting lesson plans on a daily basis.

    • Assists students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. read stories, providing writing assistance, reinforce language skills, numbers, alphabet, computer learning programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade level standards.

    • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials (e.g. art projects, computer, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom goals and objectives.

    • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

    • Assist students during lunchtime, toileting and washing activities.

    • Enforce cleanup activities after lunchtime by modeling appropriate behavior.

    • Maintains classroom equipment, work area, and manual and electronic files and records (e.g. clean/bleach tables, sign-in/sign-out logs, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; providing a safe learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.

    • Performs general clerical tasks (e.g. laminating, making posters, making copies, bulletin boards, filing, newsletters, etc.) for the purpose of helping the teacher get instructional materials ready.

    • Provide an environment of comfort and security for young students by indulging in nurturing behavior.

    • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, appropriate and/or inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, change in behavior, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel..

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

     

    Education, Licensure, or Certification

    • High School Diploma or GED

    • Food Handler’s Card/Certification

    • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times.

    • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

    • CPR/First Aid Certified

    • Must have ability to interact positively with students, parents, teachers and administrators.      

     

    Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Positively interact with all students.

    • Create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning.

    • Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.

    • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.

    • Ability to maintain flexible work schedule.

    • Ability to maintain a professional appearance. 

     

    BACKGROUND CHECKS

    • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check

    • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times

     

    PHYSICAL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Travel between campuses is required from time to time.

    • This position requires the need to lift objects (up to 25 pounds) on occasion.

    • This position may require sitting for long periods at times, talking on the phone, standing, kneeling, stooping and long periods of concentration.

    • Local and in-state travel required.

  • External Job Description

    External Job Description

    POSITION OVERVIEW

     

    The Preschool Teacher Assistant will work with lead teacher in planning daily activities for student. The assistant will supervise students, assist during meals/snacks, and provide general one-on-one attention as needed. The assistant helps organize the classroom, clean up and set up for next day’s activities. The assistant is required to interact with children, pass out snacks/meals, assist in teaching about numbers, colors and shapes, as well as social skills. They also provide feedback to lead teacher regarding students'  academic and social development..

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Assist lead teachers in planning, developing and implementing age appropriate curriculum.

    • Provide support to lead teachers in devising and imparting lesson plans on a daily basis.

    • Assists students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. read stories, providing writing assistance, reinforce language skills, numbers, alphabet, computer learning programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade level standards.

    • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials (e.g. art projects, computer, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom goals and objectives.

    • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

    • Assist students during lunchtime, toileting and washing activities.

    • Enforce cleanup activities after lunchtime by modeling appropriate behavior.

    • Maintains classroom equipment, work area, and manual and electronic files and records (e.g. clean/bleach tables, sign-in/sign-out logs, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; providing a safe learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.

    • Performs general clerical tasks (e.g. laminating, making posters, making copies, bulletin boards, filing, newsletters, etc.) for the purpose of helping the teacher get instructional materials ready.

    • Provide an environment of comfort and security for young students by indulging in nurturing behavior.

    • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, appropriate and/or inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, change in behavior, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel..

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

     

    Education, Licensure, or Certification

    • High School Diploma or GED

    • Food Handler’s Card/Certification

    • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times.

    • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

    • CPR/First Aid Certified

    • Must have ability to interact positively with students, parents, teachers and administrators.      

     

    Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Positively interact with all students.

    • Create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning.

    • Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.

    • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.

    • Ability to maintain flexible work schedule.

    • Ability to maintain a professional appearance. 

     

    BACKGROUND CHECKS

    • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check

    • Must be able to obtain and hold a valid IVP Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at all times

     

    PHYSICAL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Travel between campuses is required from time to time.

    • This position requires the need to lift objects (up to 25 pounds) on occasion.

    • This position may require sitting for long periods at times, talking on the phone, standing, kneeling, stooping and long periods of concentration.

    • Local and in-state travel required.

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