Teacher Assistant - Eliot-Pearson Children's School - (19001326)
There are multiple openings for this position. This is a limited term position ending July 24, 2020, and an academic year position working 48 weeks per year.
The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University . The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students in the Department of Child Study and Human Development. The Children's School enrolls approximately 65 children. It has preschool and PreK-K and Kindergarten to first grade classes that vary in length and frequency.
The Assistant Teacher supports teachers in providing a high quality, inclusive education and care for children in the PreK-K classroom. The position facilitates teaching and learning opportunities for children and families at the school and ensures their health and safety. The Assistant Teacher supports the classroom team in working with children 4-6 years old and also fulfills a state required teacher-child ratio at the school.
Knowledge and experience typically acquired by an Associates' Degree and 2 years related experience.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.