KCARC Job Opening – Teacher’s Assistant (Part-Time)

Position:  Teacher’s Assistant (Part-Time)

Department:  Civitan Children’s Center

Number of Hours per Week:  17.5 Hours per week (Monday – Friday, 2:30 pm –  6 pm)

Brief Description of Job Duties:  Assist classroom teacher in maintaining a developmentally appropriate and language-rich classroom environment.  Keep classroom teacher, the Director of Children’s Services and all other children’s services staff informed of any issues, problems or concerns that arise.  Provide close supervision of children at all times by keeping all children within sight and sound at all times and by ensuring attendance clipboard is present and accurate at all times.  Assist with food program duties.  Provide needed leadership and classroom management in the classroom during teacher’s absence.  

Specific Educational Requirements, If Any:  High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Must possess a CDA or must be working toward a CDA after the first year of employment.  Must possess a strong desire to work with children.  Lifting required.   

Specific Skills/Abilities:  Must be able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing. Must be a self-starter, dependable, trustworthy and work well in stressful situations.

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