Job Summary Under the general direction of the Teacher, prepares materials for the classroom, ensures safety of students and staff, assists with meal service, and helps implement developmentally appropriate curriculum. Guides and directs volunteers and children.
Position Specific Duties
Assists in the planning and implementing of a developmentally appropriate classroom environment and curriculum.
Assists in the implementation of the program's policies and procedures and Positive Behavior Supports in facilitating social and emotional development of children.
Encourages experimentation, exploration, problem solving, cooperation, socialization, and choice making; asks open-ended questions and listens respectfully to children.
Assumes responsibility for the classroom in the absence of the teacher.
Completes observations documenting children's strengths and areas for growth.
Assists Teacher in maintaining accurate written records, including ongoing assessments, anecdotal observations of children and other required forms.
Prepares and maintains classroom materials and a clean environment.
Assists with meal services and meal reports.
Assists with the implementation of parent involvement plans including evening parent services as assigned.
Supports implementation of an individual education plan for each child.
Reports suspected child abuse in accordance with Oregon Statute and Head Start procedures.
Attends training sessions and participates in training opportunities.
Promotes and encourages parent involvement.
Works as a team with community agencies and other staff in providing services to children and families.
Maintains the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
Interacts with children, families and community members in a supportive and professional manner.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 2145244
About Mount Hood Community College
Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is one of the premiere institutions of higher education in Oregon and is the choice for students from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC), located in the shadow of majestic Mount Hood, opened in 1966 and now serves approximately 33,000 students annually. MHCC offers 120 associate degrees, certificate programs, and transfer options offered at the Gresham Campus, Maywood Park Campus, Bruning Center for Allied Health Education, and public schools within the district. The College is committed to remaining accessible to an ever-increasing population with diverse needs. The Mt. Hood Community College district encompasses an area of about 950 square miles with a population of more than 300,000. Whether students are interested in pursuing a professional-technical degree, transferring to a four-year college or taking a few personal enrichment courses, MHCC is the place for community members to accomplish their goals. For more information visit http://www.mhcc.edu/About.aspx