Classroom Teacher Assistant
Classroom Teacher AssistantDepartment:
Early Childhood Center (9 mo. position)Division:
Support StaffFLSA Classification:
UnionFull Time / Part Time? :
Part TimeSalary Range - Minimum:
$16.27Hours per week:
Up to 28Temporary? :
01/18/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
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POSITION TITLE:CLASSROOM TEACHER ASSISTANT SPCHLD-ASST01
STATUS:Part Time (9 month position)
DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood Center
UNION:Support and Technical
REPORTS TO:Lead Teacher, Early Childhood Center
PLACEMENT: Support Staff Grade 5
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$16.27 per hour
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.Position Summary :
The Early Childhood Teacher Assistant, under the supervision of the Early Childhood Lead Teacher, is responsible for assisting & implementing a developmentally appropriate educational program for their assigned class of children. This is a part time position with a maximum of 28 hours. The work schedule is Monday through Friday from August through May.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Assist in supervision of children while engaging in activities.
2.Assume classroom responsibilities in the absence of the primary Teacher.
3.Assist in preparing and developing curriculum for children.
4.Assist in maintenance of safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.
5.Attend in-service activities for part time and student employees.
6.Assist in the observation, documentation and development of children’s assessment portfolios.
7.Maintain high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.
8.Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
9.Perform other related duties as assigned.
1.Associate’s Degree in Child Development/Early Childhood Education or Associate’s Degree with 21 credit hours in Child Development/Early Childhood Education (ECE, CDev, EC courses), or a CDA (Child Development Associate Credential) with 21 credit hours in Child Development/Early Childhood Education courses.
2.Pass medical exam as required by DCFS.
3.Pass background check and clearance.
4.Knowledge of preschool programs, child development and DCFS regulations
5.Minimum of one year experience in an equivalent position or responsibility.
6.Good personal computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
7.Must be 21 years of age.
8.Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner.
9.Must be available to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 6 A.M. -6.P.M Monday through Friday.
1.Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development/Early Childhood Education.
2.Minimum of a level 5 credential in Early Childhood Education from Gateways to Opportunity.
3.Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential.
Ability to safely lift and carry a child to safety
Duties are performed classroom teaching and office environment
ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety
If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.