TEACHER AIDE

Company/Organization: RurAL CAP

Location: Anchorage

Application Dates: Ongoing

 

Job Description

Assists the classroom teacher with implementation of age appropriate, multi-cultural, and anti-biased curriculum that will meet the needs of an assigned group of children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the classroom teacher in implementing the program for children in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the center.
  • Participate in children's work/play and help guide children in learning self-help skills.
  • Assist classroom teacher with curriculum that respects the needs of individual children. The materials provided will:
    • Consider the children's interests, disabilities, special talents and individual style and space of learning.
    • Consider the individual in relationship to their cultural and socioeconomic background.
  • Help children to become aware of their roles as integral members of the group.
  • Assure children are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff to ensure health and sanitation guidelines are met.
  • Complete all tasks on the daily opening/closing checklist as appropriate for scheduled shift.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Assists in maintaining classroom in accordance with all applicable health and safety regulations and standards.

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Speaks clearly and communicates information and ideas effectively so others will understand.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage work time well, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, courtesy and tact.
  • Ability to establish good rapport with people of diverse cultures and belief systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment, professional boundaries, ethics, and ability to maintain confidentiality.

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Submission Instructions

Please submit an application that includes an updated resume in RurAL CAP's application portal. Including 3 references is preferred.

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