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Assistant Teacher- PreK

Job in New Haven - New Haven County - CT Connecticut - USA , 06501
Company: NHPS
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-24
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Catholic Education, Teacher Assistant/ Paraprofessional, Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching
    Teacher Assistant/ Paraprofessional
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Assistant Teacher- PreK-4

* Assistant Teacher (Local Union 3429)


* Associate Degree OR 60 college credits OR receive a qualifying score on the Parapro Assessment.


* Principal/Supervisor/Director


* The Assistant Teacher will assist in maintaining and facilitating a learning environment that supports the emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child.


* All recommendations for employment of Assistant Teachers must be approved by the New Haven Board of Education.


* Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board of Education's policy on evaluation of personnel.


* Adheres to federal, state and municipal physical health guidelines including immunization, employment physical and required health and safety training.
* The physical ability to frequently lift, move or hold children with a range of weight from 10-60 pounds (occasionally the job will require lifting, moving or holding children more than 60 pounds).
* The physical ability to participate in activities that may require lifting, reaching, squatting, climbing and sitting on the floor.
* The physical ability to respond quickly to emergencies or unexpected situations.
* The ability to maintain mental and physical alertness and the appropriate level of energy during the entire day.


* Assists the teacher in establishing and maintaining a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
* Consults with teacher on plans and curriculum activities.
* Assists the teacher in preparing and maintaining classroom materials and supplies.
* Participates in all planned school activities, Staff meetings, Work Shops, etc. and takes responsibility for own personal growth.
* Observes the strengths and needs of each child and helps establish individual goals for each child.
* Works with teacher to ensure that the classroom environment supports and respects the cultural backgrounds, languages, individual interest and learning style of each child.
* Assists teacher in planning, implementing and documenting curriculum activities in all developmental areas: physical, emotional, cognitive and social.
* Works closely with teacher to provide experiences and an atmosphere that encourages each child's self-concept.
* Attends all parent meetings as required.
* Collaborates with teacher and other staff to ensure that parents are involved in the classroom and other areas of the program.

Performs related duties as required.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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