Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Interim Hourly 2021-2022)

Teachers College

United States

September 15, 2021

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Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Interim Hourly 2021-2022)

Apply now Job no: 509032 Position type: Interim Location: New York Categories: Education/Instructional

Posting Summary: Early Childhood Teaching Assistant -- The Rita Gold Early Childhood Center seeks a part-time teaching assistant for 2021-22 to support a child- led, play-based classroom with an emergent curriculum. Candidate will be assigned to either an infant (3mo-24 mo) toddler (2-3 years), or preschool (3-5 years) classroom.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The Rita Gold Early Childhood Center seeks a part-time teaching assistant for 2021-22 to support a child-led, play-based classroom with an emergent curriculum. Candidate will be assigned to either an infant (3mo-24 mo) toddler (2-3 years), or preschool (3-5 years) classroom.

Minimum Qualifications: : • Work with young children as a classroom teacher assistant under the supervision of head teachers and assistant teachers. • Engage and support young children in play. • Contribute to a virtual classroom, if needed. • Support the teaching team in all aspects of education and care of children including facilitating children's play and follow children's lead to enact an emergent curriculum. Must be able to support and participate in a collaborative team. • Document children's development and experiences on a daily basis. • Take initiative to support classroom routines and your own learning by asking questions about practice. Responds to feedback. • Be responsible and show good judgement in supervision of children. •Prepare, maintain and organize classroom materials. • Support a welcoming environment for families. • Write an end of year narrative summary reports describing children's experience and development during the year. • Participate in Center-wide events during and outside scheduled classroom hours such as Curriculum Night, as you are able. • Assigned other tasks, as needed, not limited to administrative tasks or floating across classrooms. • Available up to 19 hours per week, 2 or more days, during the hours that the Center is open: Mon-Thurs 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 pm and Fri 8:45-1:15pm. (Please provide number of hours available and schedule availability in cover letter.) • Have at least one-year experience working with young children birth though age 5, preferably in a classroom setting. • Lift young children 6 weeks to 6 years of age in provide daily care such as diapering and feeding. • Participate in covid-19 mitigation strategies. • Submit required department of health training and paperwork , including a background check approval prior to hiring, as well as submission of TC background check paperwork.

Founded in 1982, the RGC provides care for infants, toddlers, preschool children, and their families who are affiliated with Columbia University, and prepares graduate students in the field of early childhood education. We are committed to continually discovering, creating, and sustaining a teaching and learning environment that supports inquiry, diversity, and equity. These foundational principles are interwoven throughout the various dimensions of the position.

For more information about the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center, please visit our website: https:// www. tc.edu/ritagold/

If you have questions, contact Patrice Nichols, Onsite Associate Director, nichols@tc.edu In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit required documents: • Resume • Cover letter (include number of hours plus availability Mon-Friday). • Contact information for three references.

Preferred Qualifications: • Knowledge of a second language is preferable since we serve a multicultural group of children and families. • Pursuing studies related to young children and families, and interest in engaging in how your course of study connects with children and families.

Advertised: 10 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 15 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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