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Teacher Aide, PreK Classroom

Company: grand view health
Location: Sellersville
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule: Full Time, 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future. Responsibilities Under general supervision, the Teacher Aide assists the Head Teacher, Teacher and Assistant Teacher in the classroom in caring for and instructing the children. The Teacher Aide will also plan and supervise activities as needed. The Teacher Aide is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment, both indoors and outdoors; developing a better understanding of children; and growing professionally as a child care worker. Essential Functions: Demonstrates imagination and creativity while providing activities for children that include experiences in social, emotional, intellectual and physical stimulation on a daily basis as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher. Designs and integrates stimulation and relaxation in the classroom schedule on a daily basis, as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher or Manager, in the development of a well-balanced program. Changes diapers, guides children in their toileting routines (if necessary) and rest times, and provides guidance in eating (by modeling appropriate eating behaviors and manners) on a daily basis, as directed by the Teacher and Manager, to foster maturation in children. Assists the Head Teacher/Teacher in the preparation, distribution and clean-up of all meals and snacks on a daily basis to comply with state regulations. Provides outdoor activities or gross motor activities indoors during inclement weather on a daily basis, as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher or Manager, to enhance overall physical development. Assists in making classroom materials and replenishes supplies and materials when needed or as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher to supplement the curriculum. Interacts appropriately with children as a facilitator during free play time, when necessary, to foster social development. Recognizes that every child's attention span and abilities are different, and treats each child in a different but equal manner on a daily basis to ensure fairness. Supervises aides and volunteers in Head Teacher's/Teacher's absence or when directed by the Manager to maintain the routine of the program. Assists in the preparation and writing of biannual evaluations of the children and submitting them to the Head Teacher/Teacher prior to meeting with the parents at conference times. Maintains ongoing activity records on each child as directed by the Head Teacher/Teacher to be used in future evaluations. Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma/GED required. Over 1 to 3 years of experience related to the care and development of children preferred. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to listen to others. Demonstrated written communication skills. Strong verbal communication and listening skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to lead/manage others. Effective leadership skills. Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills. Self-directed. Excellent organizational skills. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid within 1 year of hire required. Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 1 year of hire required.

Keywords: grand view health, Bethlehem , Teacher Aide, PreK Classroom, Education / Teaching , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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