The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. A person in this position must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. The Teacher Assistant assists the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. The Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to the classroom Teacher. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. An employee in this position has a high risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of the performance of the employee’s duties.
This position reports to the general supervision of the Director, with immediate supervision being provided by the Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center Teachers.