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Classroom Support Teacher (Toddlers/Two's/Preschool/VPK) -Bonita Springs Location

Company: The SKY Family YMCA
Location: Bonita Springs
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Support Staff Person assists the classroom teacher to provide instruction, supervision, and provision of appropriate learning activities for all enrolled children at a SEA. Under the direction of the classroom teacher, delivers comprehensive educational services to all children, helping them develop socially, intellectually, physically,

and emotionally.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responsibilities and Duties:

* Assists the teacher in the classroom * Assists with snack and lunch procedures according to the predetermined class schedule and as needed. * Under the direction of the teacher, provides learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children. * Provides special help and support to individual children as needed or assigned. * Demonstrates a genuine interest in children and treats each child with respect. * Uses positive guidance techniques while interacting with children. * Helps maintain child-adult ratios in the classroom while teacher and assistant teacher stagger their lunch breaks and make preparations for afternoon class. * Supervises lunch * Assists children in washing hands and/or preparing for lunch, as requested by teacher * May assist in the following classroom duties as requested by the teacher: * Sanitizes tables and cleans chairs. * Sweeps floors, especially under tables and chairs. * Cleans general areas of the classroom and playground as assigned. * Helps supervise children in other interest areas of the classroom as directed by the teacher. * Assists teachers in encouraging parent participation: * Assists in welcoming and training volunteers in the classroom. * Promotes positive communication with parents. * Expected to assist in maintaining safe and healthy environments for children and staff by immediately reporting health and safety risks/concerns or potential concerns to a leadership staff member. * Other job-related duties as assigned may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position

Additional Responsibilities:

All SEA staff share responsibility for the well-being of the school. Aspects of this responsibility are:

* Maintaining and striving for an openness to understand and work with the goals and objectives of SEA and child development. * Attendance and participation in scheduled staff meetings, as well as work days throughout the academic year as scheduled. * Make themselves available, as appropriate to support SEA. * Attendance/assistance at major all-school activities and open houses.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* High school diploma or GED required and one year experience in general office practices * Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload. * A deep love for children, respect for parents, enjoyment of working in collaboration with faculty and staff colleagues, joy and enthusiasm in their work, and a commitment to self-development in order to become a model worthy of imitation by the children. * Strong interpersonal skills * Strong written and verbal communication skills

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

* Infant/child CPR & First Aid * Annual completion of YMCA Blood Borne Pathogens training * Annual completion of YMCA Child Sexual Abuse Prevention class * Successfully complete DCF background screening requirements as well as meet the association policies on background screening. * Additional training classes as recommended by supervisor.

Keywords: The SKY Family YMCA, Bonita Springs , Classroom Support Teacher (Toddlers/Two's/Preschool/VPK) -Bonita Springs Location, Other , Bonita Springs, Florida

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