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After School and Youth Programs

Early Childhood Teacher Assistant  Bronx, NY  : 11/1/2022
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Job Category:

After School and Youth Programs

Position Type:

Full Time


As part of the education team, under the general direction of the Education Coordinator, with support from the Teacher , the Teacher Assistant (ACDP Program) will be given a group of children.  S/He May be responsible for conducting circle, doing lesson plan and generally assuming the teacher's responsibility in the teacher's absence. Pays $15.00-$20.00 per hour


  • To share responsibility for keeping equipment and material accessible and in good condition in order to encourage maximum constructive use by the children.
  • To share responsibility for removing or reporting any damaged or hazardous equipment to the Child Education Coordinator or other designated person so that necessary action may be taken.
  • To share responsibility for planning and supervising an appropriate arrangement of classroom equipment and furniture designated to promote optimal program functioning
  • To assist in the overall planning for the best use of shared space in relation to the total center program
  • To assist the Assistant teacher in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children's program
  • To share with classroom associates their mutual knowledge and understanding of the Head Start program and the sponsoring agency of which the center is a part.
  • To promote his or her own professional growth of development through participation in regularly scheduled individual conferences, classroom group conferences, staff meeting and early Childhood Training.
  • To share with other classroom personnel the performance of routine chores related to all areas of the program
  • To participate, wherever feasible, in related training opportunities as these become available.
  • To participate in objective discussions with the teacher and aide about classroom activities.
  • Adhering to the approved plan by which information concerning the children and program can be shared with the parents.
  • Attending and participating in parenting education groups and training when required.
  • Respecting the confidential nature of all information about parents and children.
  • Maintaining good working Relations and Objective Attitudes with Other Center Personnel.
  • Other related duties, as assigned, consistent with the above and including the fulfillment of full program responsibility for the group in the absence of the Teacher.
  • Assist with trips walking through the neighborhood or community bus trips.
  • Fire Drill assistance, ensuring the children are escorted down the stairs and back to classroom in an orderly fashion.
  • Working within the  8:30 am - to 4:30pm scheduled hours of the Head Start Program
  • Classroom assistance to various age groups, assisting with those children that are not potty -trained.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against covid-19
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • CDA/AA required

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