Southeastern Pennsylvania Region

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Position Title:
Nursery School Classroom Aide
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The Nursery Teaching Assistant is responsible, but not limited to assisting teachers in planning and executing lessons for students who range from ages 2 to 5 years. They are responsible for setting up, preparing and cleaning up snack. Teaching assistants must enforce proper safety of children on the playground, reinforcing positive behavior, manners and respect. They will be responsible for helping with diapering, potty training and bathroom duties. Assistants are required to read stories, play games and sing songs as part of daily responsibilities. The Teaching Assistant must model and enforce all Department of Welfare (DPW) and Private Academic rules and regulations.
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Major highlights of the position requirements are noted below. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as required.

Responsible for timely, periodic submission of all required clearances and physicals
Be self-motivated in increasing his/her knowledge and skills by attending team member meetings, workshops, and reading literature related to the field of child development and interpersonal relationships.
To interact, initiate and encourage the children in the activities during the day
To help the children control behavior using a positive, appropriate approach – always using consistent techniques
To provide the nurturance but to help the children become independent
To promote integral learning during snack times
To help the children learn good social skills
To maintain good communication with parents and to make each parent feel at ease at the preschool
To assist the teacher in planning activities for the group and to offer suggestions and information about the children
To develop a cooperative and supportive attitude within the room
To assist the lead teacher in record keeping by assisting on observations regarding the children’s health, behavior and development
To function and to help building a supportive team
Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children
Evidence of emotional maturity and stability
Evidence of sufficient security and judgment to handle crisis situations and to use supervision constructively
Ability to recognize and to record significant individual and group behavior
Ability to supervise other assistants.

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Required Experience
0-6 months
Required Studies:
High-School Diploma/GED
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Paid-time off
Expected Start/End Time:
9:00 am-5:30 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Not in STARs
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Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Not Applicable
Required Experience:
0-6 months
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536 S. Bethlehem Pike

Fort Washinton
, PA 

PA DHS Certified


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