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Teachers Assistant
Job ID:00004GXY
Location:CA Chatsworth
Hours:40 Monday to Friday 7am to 330pm OR 8am to 430pm
Pay:$20.37 $20.37
San Fernando ValleyAntelopeValleySanta Clarita
Job Description
Will provide quality preschool services for children enrolled in the Head Start 0-5 program. Develop and utilize the Creative Curriculum to provide age appropriate, indoor and outdoor activities in the classroom to enhance the growth of children in all developmental domains. Partner with families and teachers to encourage guided experimentation, exploration, problem solving, cooperation, socialization, choices and ways to ask open-ended questions with their children. Assist with adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations. Establish weekly goals that promote individual and group educational plans that support school readiness and facilitates transition into Kindergarten. Prepare classroom materials and Learning Kits to support developmentally appropriate activities in the classroom and at home, as well as creating and changing learning centers in the classroom as needed. Maintain a clean and safe indoor and outdoor environment on a daily basis. Ensure that all toys and classroom equipment are sanitized including eating, diapering and napping areas as needed. Follow the daily routine to provide an environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the development levels, interests, and special talents of children Develop knowledge for and support the implementation of developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive practices, effective teaching strategies, Community Care Licensing, and DCFS regulations. Assist with food service, Learning Kit distribution and other classroom needs as requested. Communicate regularly with parents regarding each childs progress and provide parents with resources. Conduct the required home visits and parent conferences to establish individual goals , communicate class progress, and provide educational strategies for parents to implement at school and in the home. Support the daily routine and functions of the classroom to make sure they are
Skills Required
AA in Early Childhood EducationChild Development OR 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. 6 months exp working with preschool aged children such as a babysitter, behavior therapist, respite caregiver.
Skills Preferred
Valid CPR Certificate or able to obtain within 30 days of hire. Exp working with developmentally disableddelayed or behaviorally challenged children including supporting IEPEFSP preferred.