TEACHER ASSISTANT - HEAD START

Location
20148
Posted
Jul 21, 2017
Closes
Aug 24, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  07/21/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P176444STE LOCATION:  STERLING ES POSITION TITLE:  TEACHER ASSISTANT - HEAD START QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • High School Diploma and CDA Credentials (or willing to obtain a CDA credential with the support of Head Start)

  • Experience working with groups of children ages 3 – 4

  • Patience and flexibility; good human relations and communications skills

  • Ability to take initiative in recognizing an immediate need and meeting it without specific instructions

  • Ability to record data and verbally describe student progress and difficulties

  • Ability to accept and adapt to the wide differences in student characteristics and abilities

  • Willingness to receive training in the HighScope© and Second Step© curricula and Conscious Discipline© philosophy

  • Willingness to maintain CPR and First Aid certifications and comply with Head Start requirements for a physical examination and TB test

  • Bi-lingual preferred but not required

  • Performs related work as required

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Head Start Teacher Assistant provides instructional support in the daily management of Head Start classroom. An employee in this class is responsible for assisting the teacher by:



  • Perform instructional and clerical duties including preparing classroom materials, lesson plans and the environment, supervising student behavior, learning and applying specific behavior management techniques, and administering literacy assessments

  • Prepare for and teach the “Second Step Curriculum” on a weekly basis to the class

  • Provide assistance with personal hygiene, and physical needs of children as required

  • Provide individual and group instruction; teaching and assisting students at work time; monitoring work areas including preparing the materials and cleaning up

  • Write observations on students and participate in home visits for each child

  • Participate in family style meals in the classroom

RESPONSIBILITIES:   OTHER INFORMATION:  OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

 

IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Classified Position, Level 9

Salary Range: Refer to

184 Day Position, 5.5 hours per day

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