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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Teacher Aide.
In this role, the successful candidate : Assist Head Teacher in Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate lessons; work with a team to provide stimulating environment and activities; encourage parent involvement; set individual goals and record anecdotal observations for each child; keep room clean; help with toileting; other various classroom duties.
Readily accepts and responds to supervisory inputs accordingly
Ability to implement suggestions
Stays open to constructive criticism and suggestions
Communicates directly with supervisor
Seeks and asks for help if needed
Is willing to help others and steps outside normal job perimeters when necessary
Approaches criticism with learning attitude
Communicates directly, avoids gossip
Offers shares ideas and materials
Strives to assume a fair share of work
Is friendly and respectful with others
Handles transitions well
Follows the daily schedule and provides outdoor playtime for children twice a day when weather permitting
Is prepared for day's activities
Is flexible responsive to child interests
Anticipates problems and redirects
Provides an appropriate role model
Provides plenty of child-directed activities throughout the day
Provides suitable materials for all activities
Develops plans based on goals from observations/curriculum
Provides developmentally appropriate activities
Plans are carried out in the classroom
Lessons plans support all areas of development and reflect children's interests
Turns in lesson plans and children's observations in a timely fashion
Creates an inviting learning environment.
Holds parents conferences on schedule
Takes an active role in encouraging parent participation
Makes every effort toward positive parent relationships
Maintains confidentiality 6. Makes every effort toward positive parent relationships Maintains confidentiality
Is tactful with negative information
Listens and responds well to parents
Available and approachable with parents3. Listens and responds well to parents2. Available and approachable with parents3. Listens and responds well to parents Available and approachable with parents
Greets parents and children in a positive manner as they enter the classroom
Does not speak about the child in front of him/ her
Ability to make appropriate written documentation and referrals when needed
Helps develop language by responding to sounds infants make or words children say sings talks throughout the day and interacts verbally during routines such as diaper changing, hand washing, etc.
Ability to set appropriate limits
Has a clear and fair discipline procedure
Reinforces positive behavior
Avoids stereotyping and labeling
Ability to work with children who are acting out
Promotes self esteem in communications
Encourages independence/self help
Is aware of developmental levels / changes
Knows and shows respect for individuals
Uses a modulated, appropriate voice
Supervises children closely and effectively throughout the day
Always attends to children's needs before everything else
Attends and actively participates in staff meetings.
Careful to keep information about children and families confidential
Ensures all required paper work are done and / or due on time
Quickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problems. Quickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problems. Quickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problems
Remains calm in a tense situation
Gives ample notice for absences
Looks for ways to improve the program
Comes to work with a positive attitude
Flexible with assignments and schedule
Opens to new ideas
Follows center's philosophy and policies
Alert in health and safety matter
Good grooming and appropriate attire
Responsible in job duties
Reliable in attendance
Arrives on time
Puts infants to sleep according to their individual schedules and takes care of infants upon awakening; every effort to prevent SIDS is made
Feeds children according to their individual needs, family input, and CACFP guidelines
Inspects fire exits and extinguishers regularly
Files incident or accident reports accordingly and as needed
Notifies parents and director when children are sick or get hurt
Uses bleach solutions to clean toys and surfaces as required
Uses the Germ Box effectively
Follows the diaper changing / potty procedures for children accordingly and as needed
Follows the When to Wash Hand policies as posted in the classroom
Follows the hand washing procedures accordingly
Inspects outdoor and indoor play areas prior to play
Inspects children for signs of illness or injury upon arrival
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or GED Warm, caring and outgoing personality Ability to work well with others Able to create and maintain positive relationships with children, parents and staff.
Preferred Qualifications: CDA Certificate Previous work experience in childcare Health and Safety Trainings Bilingual
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.