Assistant Teacher Caregiver - Building Blocks

Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Assistant Teacher Caregiver – STEAM Prep Academy

Summary   Assist staff with both long and short range goals in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophies. They work in preschools, daycare centers, pre-kindergarten programs, and, in some cases, school systems to oversee and coordinate child care and educational programs, and other programs as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 Assist group supervisor with both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
 Provide input for bi-annual assessment of children's development
 Maintain daily open communication with parents
 Keep anecdotal reports
 Maintain accidental records
 Maintain confidentiality
 Report any suspect abuse to supervisor
 Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy
 Maintain a safe and healthy environment
 Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
 Attend in-service and staff meetings
 Keep all appropriate records such as records, attendance and timesheets.
 Meet all applicable licensing regulations

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience  At least 16 years of age, CPR and First Aid trained, and documentation of ONE of the following: Current and continuous enrollment in high school with passing grades or a high school equivalency class; OR Enrollment in vocational rehabilitation, as defined in A.R.S. 23-501;OR High school or a high school equivalency diploma; OR Service as a volunteer in a child care facility for 12 months; OR Employment as a teacher caregiver aide for 12 months.  All experience must be in a licensed day care facility or equivalent

Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands; the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee may be required to stand for long periods of time; walk, and occasionally run. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Terms of Employment 
 Salary based on column D of the Classified Salary schedule as established by the Governing Board.
 12 month position, 4 to 8 hours per day.
 Benefits as assigned for the position.

 Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance Card
 Measles/Mumps/Rubella Immunity/Vaccination
 Valid I-9 form
 TB Tested

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available Accounting, Audio/Visual, Bio Science, Business Management, Business Operations, Construction, Culinary Arts, Education Professions, Fire Science, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant.  The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district's activities and programs.  The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Tony Jimenez, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District-1000 South Main, Florence, Arizona. (520)-866-3560 or Diane Elias, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main, Florence High School-1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona.  (520) 866-3560.


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Florence Unified School District #1

P.O. Box 2850 1000 S. Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132

At the following locations

Building Blocks - San Tan Valley

29697 North Desert Willow Boulevard , San Tan Valley, AZ 85143