Educational Paraprofessional Position - New Haven Public Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Part Time School Readiness Assistant Teachers - 5 Openings (Various Schools), Office of Early Childh
Job Location: Various Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New Haven Public Schools
New Haven, CT 06519
Telephone: 475-220-1540
Job Description:
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  • Position Type:
      Part-time Instructional/Teacher Assistant: Early Childhood Education
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      School Readiness Program
  •   POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Teacher will assist in maintaining and facilitating a learning environment that supports each child's emotional, physical, and intellectual development.

    • Assists the teacher in establishing and maintaining a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
    • Consults with teacher on plans and curriculum activities.
    • Assists the teacher in preparing and maintaining classroom materials and supplies.
    • Participates in all planned school activities, Staff meetings, Work Shops, etc. and takes responsibility for own personal growth.
    • Observes the strengths and needs of each child and helps establish individual goals for each child.
    • Works with teacher to ensure that the classroom environment supports and respects the cultural backgrounds, languages, individual interest and learning style of each child.
    • Assists teacher in planning, implementing and documenting curriculum activities in all developmental areas: physical, emotional, cognitive and social.
    • Works closely with teacher to provide experiences and an atmosphere that encourages each child's self-concept.
    • Attends all parent meetings as required.
    • Collaborates with teacher and other staff to ensure that parents are involved in the classroom and other areas of the program.
    • Provide for students’ physical needs, including diapering
    • Associate Degree or 60 college credits or receive a qualifying score on the ParaPro Assessment
    Physical Demands of the Job
    • Adheres to federal, state and municipal physical health guidelines including immunization, employment physical and required health and safety training.
    • The physical ability to frequently lift, move or hold children with a range of weight from 10-60 pounds (occasionally the job will require lifting, moving or holding children more than 60 pounds).
    • The physical ability to participate in activities that may require lifting, reaching, squatting, climbing and sitting on the floor.
    • The physical ability to respond quickly to emergencies or unexpected situations.
    • The ability to maintain mental and physical alertness and the appropriate level of energy during the entire day.
    Salary is $15 per hour

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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