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Fedcap Teacher Assistant in Valhalla, New York

Easterseals (http://www.easterseals.com/newyork/our-programs/) 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 the 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.

Join us at Easterseals NY- Valhalla for an exciting career with our Child Development Center.

Program: ESNY- Valhalla

Job Title: Teacher Assistant

Location: 70 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595

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

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work under supervision of classroom teacher.
  • Assist in caring for physical needs of children.
  • Supervise class when teacher is involved with individual students or in staffing.
  • Attend staffing, departmental in-service meetings as assigned.
  • Assist in keeping classroom and program supplies ready and well maintained.
  • Maintain professional ethics in the building and out, regarding the discussion of pupils, and their conditions.
  • Adhere to the Program and Agency policies.
  • Provide services, under the supervision of the teacher, to individuals with varied behavior issues which may include physical aggression, verbal assault, inappropriate sexual comments, gestures and/or acts.
  • Assist individuals with toileting and personal care needs when necessary.

Assist with behavior management of children as outlined by Program and Agency policies

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Training & Education Pre-Service: Professional Expectations
  • Training & Education In-Service: Learn center's Policies & Practices
  • Experience with relevant and appropriate age group: CampCounseling, Babysitting, Parenting, Foster Care
  • Minimum Age: 18

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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