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Assistant Teacher Early Childhood in West New York, NJ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job Description

Overview

Catapult Learning is looking for part time dedicated teachers and teacher assistants for our Before and Aftercare Program in West New York, NJ.  We serve the schools of PS 2, PS 3, PS 4, PS 4 Annex, PS 6, and Early Childhood School.  We are seeking experienced early childhood professional who are interested in working with school-aged children.  

Catapult Learning offers before care, 7:30am - 8:40am, and after care, 2:45pm - 6:00pm, as well as selected half-day programs, services are provided to school aged children enrolled in the above schools in West New York, NJ.   

As a teacher or teacher assistant in the Early Childhood Program, you are required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities to the best of your ability, at all times.


Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain customer focus by relating positively to children and demonstrating professional relationships with parents, children, co-workers, and school staff.
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner which may include updating display areas, rearranging learning materials, maintaining appearance of classroom, organizing supplies
  • Attend school functions, staff meetings, workshops, and in-services as required
  • Supervise children at all times including playground area, must be able to shift priorities and multi-task as necessary.
  • Meet and greet parents, children and visitors on arrival and departure.
  • Maintain confidentiality of co-workers, children, and families
  • Direct parental contact and information relative to children’s’ progress to teacher or program director.
  • Maintain records such as student attendance, incident and accident reports
  • Follow lesson plans as directed by the classroom teacher and implement specific experiences and activities for children. 

Job Requirements



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Requires an associates or bachelor’s degree, CDA and/or valid teaching certificate, as required by contract. Teaching experience preferred. Excellent writing skills.

Candidates attending college will be considered for the positions, if there major is education. 

CPR certified is a must as well. 

 

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: 


Must understand that all children can learn. Must demonstrate positive and enthusiastic attitude towards internal and external customers. Must be flexible. Responsible  for updating employee file with continuing education information on a yearly basis.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:


Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

High school diploma or equivalent, continuing education and early childhood teaching experience preferred or as required by contract.