Teaching Assistant

Fairfax, VA
$10-$12/hour; commensurate with education and experience
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Teaching Assistant

The George Mason University Child Development Center is seeking part-time (29 hours per week, avg 6 hrs/day) Teacher Assistants in our Toddler and Preschool Programs. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: This position will report to the Director of the Child Development Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Ensure the daily care and education of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards with the guidance of the classroom Teacher; * Communicate directly with parents to establish and maintain family partnerships in the best interest of each child; * Help maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is safe, clean, organized, developmentally appropriate and engaging; * Assist classroom teacher and support the overall center team.

Required Qualifications: *Demonstrated experience working in a licensed childcare facility; *Availability to work 29 hours/week, averaging 6 hours per day, M-F; * High School diploma, or combination of education and experience; * Must be at least 18 years of age. Preferred Qualifications: * Some coursework, in early childhood education or child development.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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