Teaching Assistant
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Company:
Garrett's Way Learning Center
Location:
Newtown Square, PA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Teaching Assistant

Garrett's Way Learning Center is hiring a talented Teacher Assistant to join our team. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, Garrett's Way is a great place to grow your career. You'll be glad you applied to Garrett's Way.
Responsibilities
• Assist in preparing materials used in lesson plans
• Maintain classroom attendance records and ensure each child is always accounted for
• Provide additional assistance to students who have special needs
• Ensure students adhere all DHS and Keystone STARS regulations
• Oversee the safety of the students at all times
• Offer individual support to students in small groups to promote the understanding of more challenging concepts
• Has dependable transportation (no access to bus routes)
• Is able to work from 9am-6pm with an hour break for lunch
• Must have up to date clearances
• Must love being outside for extended amount of time
Qualifications
• Professional experience working with young children is strongly preferred
• CDA or higher degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred
• Experience supporting positive relationships with children and adults in a learning environment
• Ability to manage potentially challenging behavior from students professionally
• Basic writing, math and science skills are needed to assist in both teaching students and answering their questions
• Ability to prioritize several activities seamlessly and support the teacher in instances that are exceptionally busy
• Personal accountability and patience are essential when working among students in a classroom environment
• Strong organizational skills are essential to aid in preparing materials for planned daily lessons
• Ability to communicate with teachers and parents regarding students progress and behavior in the classroom
• Basic understanding of childhood development and methods used to instruct children of various ages

Child care, Daycare