TOWN OF ENFIELD
TEACHER AIDE - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
1 FULL TIME, 4 PART TIME
JOB ID #09-0005
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2008
HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $11.66
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours for full time, 19.5 for part-time. Hours of work could be straight or split shift during the hours of the Child Development Center - 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field, or Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate, and a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a responsible day care position. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Duties involve the assisting of head teachers, teachers and teacher's assistants with routine Day Care Program activities in accordance with prescribed rules and procedures of the Day Care Program. May be required to specialize in a certain area of learning.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Head Teacher.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Regular and punctual attendance; coordinating with teacher in planning, executing and evaluating activities; providing special attention to children who require such; assisting in routine activities such as naps, meals, bathroom, dressing and trips; distributing teaching materials and equipment; assuming responsibility for group and program in absence of the teacher; cooperating with teacher in developing and maintaining relationships with parents; performs related work as required; assists in writing progress reports; arranges and maintains teaching materials and equipment; must report directly to Head Teacher concerning classroom issues that are not resolved.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Other duties as needed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to climb, stoop, crouch, reach with hands and arms, stand walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. Is frequently required to hear or talk.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Some knowledge in the teaching and training of children; ability to maintain simple records; ability to maintain orderly conduct; ability to communicate with children. Required to take periodic educational courses to meet state guidelines.
Interested applicants apply by August 22, 2008. Applications are available on-line at www.enfield-ct.gov, or by calling the Human Resources Department at (860) 253-6345. Choose ONE of the following ways to apply:
(1) mail completed applications or resumes to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082
(2) e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or
(3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department. EOE/AA/M/F