The Salvation Army

Assistant Teacher

US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
2017-2990
Category
Teaching
Compensation Min
USD $12.60/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $13.71/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Under the supervision of the group teacher, the assistant teacher shall be responsible for;

WORKING WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE SALVATION ARMY and carrying out its functions, policies and procedures. ASSISTANT IN THE SUPERVISION OF A GIVEN GROUP OF CHILDREN.

Responsibilities

  • To assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide day care for children which takes into account the educational, social, developmental and health needs of the group, as well as the individuals child.
  • To share responsibility for keeping equipment and material accessible and in good condition in order to encourage maximum constructive use by the children.
  • To share responsibility for removing or reporting any damaged or hazardous equipment to the director of other designated person so that necessary action may be taken.
  • To share responsibility for planning and supervising an appropriate arrangement of classroom equipment and furniture designed to promote optimal program functioning.
  • To assist in the overall planning for the best use of shared space in relation to the total center program.
  • To assist in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.
  • To assist in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and Developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities.
  • To share with classroom associates their mutual knowledge and understanding of the community and The Salvation Army of which their center is a part.
  • To promote his or her own professional growth of development through participation in regularly scheduled individual conferences, classroom group conferences, and staff meetings.
  • To share with other classroom personnel the performance of routine chores related to all areas of the program.
  • To participate, wherever feasible, in related training opportunities as these become available.
  • To participate in objective discussions on his/her own professional performance in supervisory conferences with the group teacher and /or director.

Qualifications

  • 24 Early Childhood Credits towards a degree in education or a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be proficient in writing, reading and speaking English
  • The Assistant Teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Agency for Child Development and The Salvation Army.

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