We are looking for an Early Childhood Teacher Assistant who will create a loving and safe environment for a group of preschool children between the ages of 2-6. The ideal candidate will have a passion for children and supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of children at all times. Teacher Assistants work with Lead Teacher to create a flexible and dynamic classroom environment and program favorable to learning and personal growth children; establish effective rapport with students, parents, and colleagues; nurture passions and talents of students; develop each child’s skills; collaborate and partner with colleagues and administration
SPECIFIC DUTIES TO THE JOB:
Work with teaching team in all activities, including but not limited to: housekeeping, diapering, toilet training, meal service and record keeping
Share responsibility in the preparation of Daily Plans and the preparation of teaching materials
Conduct daily small-group activities for an assigned group of children, sharing responsibility for large-group activities and using appropriate adult/child interactions strategies with all children
Assume responsibility for a classroom at any given time
Collects required anecdotes and information for required ongoing assessments
Observe and/or participate in parent-teacher conferences
Provide coverage for breaks for other staff members
Assists with supervision of children throughout the day (classrooms, bathrooms, play yard, enrichment classes.
Promote individualized attention for children by freeing teachers from routine duties
Assist children with problem solving skills (social and academic)
Encourage children to become independent
Model the Hollywood Schoolhouse mission and philosophy
Attend school community events
Keep an open line of communication with lead teachers regarding children and parents. Use discretion in communications with parents in the Teacher ‘s absence
Interactions expressive of genuine warmth and concern for children as well as an understanding of their developmental needs
Respect for children’s ideas, feelings, abilities and differences
Insights into and tolerance for the range of age appropriate behavior
Ability to accept changes in schedules, environment, etc…
Acquire knowledge of the current curriculum and implement the curriculum practices in the classroom
Full Time Position
Must be at least 18 years of age or older
High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education with at least 12 EC Units.
Must have 2+ years working with children between 2-6 year olds.
Must provide proof of a current negative TB test and completed Health Screening Report within 7 days of hire. Covid vaccination and 1 booster is required.
Selected candidates will be required to pass a pre-offer criminal history background check prior to employment.
$18 to $22.50 p/h
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for the Teacher Assistant position, submit a cover letter, resume, and
statement of interest (explaining why you are interested in working for Hollywood Schoolhouse)
to Jordann Piegalski, Director of Early Childhood, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: 1233 N McCadden Place, CA
Salary: 18.00 - 22.50
Posted On: May 9th, 2023
Hollywood Schoolhouse knows, values, and encourages fearless curiosity. Through a blended program of innovative academics and structured learning, our diverse community inspires students to be academically strong, artistically proud, physically active, and socially grounded.
Hollywood Schoolhouse is a community that nurtures, supports, and inspires students throughout their journey in primary education by balancing the best of progressive and traditional instruction. Our focus on academic excellence through a multifaceted curriculum creates students who thrive – with minds nourished, bodies solid, and voices strong.
We are a community of engaged students, passionate educators, bold leaders, and invested parents who celebrate diversity and the everyday accomplishments that mark each individual’s growth. We work in concert to instill the joy of learning by providing students a safe place to take risks. At Hollywood Schoolhouse, we measure success not only by our graduates’ confidence, poise, and academic strength but by the truly exceptional citizens they become.