Teacher's Assistant- Before/After School Care program

AlphaBEST Education, Inc.
Washington, DC
Dec 07, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time
Do you have a passion for learning? Do you desire to make a difference in the life of a child and spark excitement into the learning process? If so, the Teacher Assistant position at AlphaBEST, in our Washington, DC locations. is perfect for you! We offer teacher training, competitive salary, and free enrollment in our programs for employee's children. Before school hours will be from approximately 6:00 am 9:00 am and After school hours are from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The shifts will vary and are approximately 4-5 hours each day (25-28 hours per week). Our goal is to inspire young minds to see the world as a place brimming with possibilities for discovery. The Teacher Assistant assists the Site Director with the implementation of a high quality program, which promotes curiosity, creativity and a love of learning. The Lead Teacher delivers lessons and facilitates learning by maintaining a healthy, safe, warm and engaging learning environment, in accordance with state regulations. Our unique curriculum is designed to be actively engaging for children and " teacher-friendly ", for ease of delivery. If you thrive in an environment that promotes success through creativity, innovation, collaboration and fun, you will jump at this challenge. Come be a part of an awesome team of committed individuals with a passion for children and learning. In this exciting role, you'll be trained and have the chance to do the following:Plan and facilitate core programming to advance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children.Work collaboratively with peers, share program-related information and share in collective tasks.Encourage creativity and intellectual curiosity by building on the student's interests and talents.Follow licensing regulations/standards, such as reporting child incidents and proper health and hygiene procedures.Continuously monitor environment, including outside play areas to maintain a safe and healthy site.Provide a caring family-oriented environment where positive staff, child, and parent relationships are fostered.Here's what you'll need:High school diploma, certificate of high school equivalencyORSuccessful completion of at least 6 credits from an accredited college or universityAND1 year of experience working with children in an approved setting, (registered child care home, licensed child care center, nursery school, church operated school, or similar setting)OR1 year of experience as a registered family child care providerOR1 year of college (30 semester hours)ORCombination of experience and college that equals 1 yearIn addition, you will need:ADA certificate (Adults with Disibilities Act)Ability to motivate and engage children and manage behavioral challenges.Serves as a positive role model; must be enthusiastic, energetic, creative and sensitive to children.Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing needs.Good judgement and sound decision making.Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children.SALARY: AlphaBEST offers a competitive salary based on education and experience. Visit our website at: to learn more about AlphaBEST and the exciting learning environment we offer.

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