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Teacher Assistant

Company: YMCA of Pawtucket, Inc.
Location: Cumberland
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the work of the YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibilities. Under the guidance of the Early Childhood Director/ Ed Coordinator and the Lead Teacher, the main responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant is to assist in planning, preparing and implementing the classroom curriculum using the Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assist in establishing a warm and professional rapport with all children and families in the classroom Assist in maintaining health and safety standards in the classroom Maintain accurate attendance records Ensure cleanliness of the classroom including counter tops, sinks and tables Greet families and children as they enter or exit the classroom and or building Support social and emotional development and positive guidance in the classroom Assist in designing an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals of the age of the children Assist in the documentation of children's work Ensure appropriate active supervision of children at all times of day (especially in the bathroom and on the playground) Follow through with the daily lesson plans in the absence of the Lead Teacher Be familiar with DHS licensing regulations, and Family Handbook Participate in Family Engagement Activities run by the center Develop a yearly Professional Development Plan that is aligned to the RI Workforce Knowledge Competencies, which will include 20 hour of training in a related field. Participate in all staff trainings and parent/staff meetings and other mandatory or required meetings during the year. Complete the duties or provide coverage as assigned by the Ed Coordinator/Director of the program Daily schedule 8:30-5:30 Monday-FridayJob Type: Full-timePay: $14.00 - $17.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayApplication Question(s): Available 8:30-5:30 Monday - FridayEducation: High school or equivalent (Required)Experience: childcare center: 1 year (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: YMCA of Pawtucket, Inc., Providence , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Cumberland, Rhode Island

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