Assistant Preschool Teacher

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Non-Instructional Support

Description

WORK YEAR:            
52 Weeks

LOCATION:
Shamrock Center (Gordon Elementary)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
The Assistant Preschool Teacher will be responsible for providing instructional support to the lead teacher.  The Assistant will be responsible for following a specified schedule and planning the sessions, preparing materials and implementing daily activities and curriculum under the direction of the lead teacher. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Education:
    • Associates Degree in early childhood, preschool education or child development; OR
    • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Minimum six (6) months of experience in early childhood setting, previous experience in pre-school or early childhood program with HighScope Curriculum preferred
  • Ability to work well with children and adults
  • Maintain a genuine interest in helping children in their educational and developmental process
  • Ability to work flexible hours

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Assist with planning positive opportunities for adult/child interactions through reading stories, art/music, fine/gross motor skill, play and meal service
  • Assist with planning, supervising and implementing curriculum for his/her age group which is developmentally appropriate and encourages each child’s growth in the area of social, emotional, physical and intellectual development
  • Support children learn to think creatively, to solve problems independently and to respect themselves and others.  Encourage each students’ positive self-image and support individuality, independence and creative expression while encouraging diversity and varying viewpoints.
  • Maintain a collaborative partnership with parents and family members on the behalf of the child and foster parent participation
  • Ensure children are supervised at all times and feel safe and secure
  • Practice basic health screening of children on a daily basis
  • Assist in self-help skills
  • Perform other related duties that may be assigned by the center Director
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 
External applicants must complete an online application accompanied by a resume and evidence to show minimum qualification requirements have been met (i.e. copy of transcripts, diplomas, certificates, etc.); paper copies will not be accepted.  

Posted By

Marshall Public Schools

400 N Gordon St , Marshall, MI 49068
 

At the following locations

Shamrock Center

400 N. Gordon Street , Marshall, MI 49068