Assistant Teacher

Website IBERO

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Preschool Coordinator, the Assistant Teacher develops and implements lesson plans in accordance with the children’s developmental level.

  • Reports directly to the Preschool Coordinator.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with Ibero staff, staff from related agencies and parents.
  • Assists the Head Teacher in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate program.
  • Assist in performing initial assessment of children to determine child’s progress and update educational programs accordingly using the COR
  • Communicates with parents regularly to inform them about children’s progress.
  • Assists in organizing and maintaining classroom to ensure that it is pleasant, clean and safe.
  • Assists in preparing environment to enhance children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development.
  • Follows Ibero’s policies and procedures and NYS regulations.
  • Assists in maintaining attendance records, weekly plans and other required documents as assigned.
  • Informs the Head Teacher and Preschool Coordinator of any parent concern.
  • Encourages and helps the children develop a positive self-image in an atmosphere of love and trust and guides children in a positive manner.
  • Supervises and ensures the safety of all children.
  • Coordinates special activities or field trips.
  • Assists with minor cleaning duties as assigned by the Head Teacher or the Preschool Coordinator.
  • Reports to the Preschool Coordinator any require maintenance and/or repair work in classroom.
  • Completes all work in a timely manner.
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings, parent meetings, staff training and other center events as assigned.
  • Keeps knowledge of children and families confidential.
  • Continues to develop professionally.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Education Specialist.
  • Must be be able to show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

Skills and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma, College degree preferred, with Child Development Associate certification (CDA).
    Demonstrated knowledge of child development, early childhood education and appropriate discipline methods.
  • Experience working with infants, toddlers or preschoolers.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Must have clearance through the NYS Central Registry. A combination of training and experience other than the specified, if judged to be adequate for the job, may be considered.

Physical Demands:

The position does require occasional standing, squatting, lifting of up to approximately 40 lbs. And frequent sitting.

To apply for this job please visit www.ibero.org.

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