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Fedcap Teacher Assistant (Summer) in Bronx, New York

We are hiring in Bronx (Tremont), NY! Join us at Easterseals NY- Bronx CDC for an exciting career as a Temporary Teacher Assistant for our summer program.

Summer Session runs July 1- August 9

Salary Range: $17-21/hr.

Easterseals NY- Bronx Child Development Center is seeking a Teacher Assistant for our preschool program serving students with special needs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work under the supervision of the classroom teacher.

  • Assist in caring for the physical and emotional needs of students.

  • Supervise class when the teacher is involved in other activities.

  • Attend staffing and departmental in-service as assigned.

  • Order supplies for the classroom under teacher's supervision.

  • Provide services to individuals with varied behavior issues which may include physical aggression, verbal assault, inappropriate sexual comments, gesture, and acts.

  • Perform residential responsibilities as required for days when there is no school.

  • Supervise teaching assistants in the educational and residential settings.

  • Maintain strong knowledge of individual student educational plans.

  • Design classroom programs under the direct guidance of the classroom teacher and Coordinator of Education.

  • Develop behavioral plans and incentive programs for students.

  • Ensure the daily completion of the time-out log.

  • Provide lesson plans in written form for the classroom.

  • Help organize and supervise extracurricular activities.

  • Develop and implement recreational activities in the community.

  • Develop and supervise work sites for students in the community.

Experience and Education:

  • High School education or GED, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

  • Two (2) years practical experience working with children is preferred.

  • Level I NYS Teacher Assistant Certification.

Mission: Easterseals New York's mission is to spread help, hope and answers-

Easterseals is a standard-bearer for creating equity and access for people with disabilities and other barriers to long term self-sufficiency. For 100 years, Easterseals has been an indispensable resource for people and families living with disabilities. Throughout all life's moments -- from the extraordinary to the ordinary and everything in between -- Easterseals is here to help people and families realize and reach for their full potential.

The Fedcap Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We are an EEO employer committed to diversity, M/F/D/V.