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Teacher's Aide
Per Diem, Days - Committed - Mon-Fri, hours vary. The Center is open from 6:30am to 6pm.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Teacher's Aide/Substitute Teacher assists the Head Teacher, Teacher and Assistant Teacher in the classroom in caring for and instructing the children and planning and supervising activities as needed. The Teacher's Aide is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment, both indoors and outdoors; developing a better understanding of children; and growing professionally as a child care worker. Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrating imagination and creativity while providing activities for children that include experiences in social, emotional, intellectual and physical stimulation on a daily basis as directed by the Head Teacher.
  • Designing and integrating stimulation and relaxation in the classroom schedule on a daily basis as directed by the Head Teacher or Manager in the development of a well-balanced program.
  • Changing diapers, guiding children in their toileting routines (if necessary) and rest times, and providing guidance in eating by modeling appropriate behaviors on a daily basis, as directed by the Teacher or Manager, to foster maturation in children.
  • Assisting the Head Teacher in the preparation, distribution and clean-up of all meals and snacks on a daily basis to comply with state regulations.
  • Providing outdoor activities or gross motor activites indoors (during inclement weather) on a daily basis as directed by the Head Teacher or Manager to enhance overall physical development.
  • Assisting in making classroom materials and replenishing supplies and materials when needed or as directed by the Head Teacher to supplement the curriculum.
  • Interacting appropriately with children as a facilitator during free play time, when necessary, to foster social development.
  • Recognizing that every child's attention span and abilities are different, and treating each child in a different but equal manner on a daily basis to ensure fairness.
  • Supervising aides and volunteers in Head Teacher's absence or as directed by the Manager to maintain the routine of the program.
  • Assisting in the preparation and writing of the biannual evaluations of the children and submitting them to the Head Teacher prior to meeting with parents at conference times.
  • Maintaining ongoing activity records on each child as directed by the Head Teacher to be used in future evaluations.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Expands knowledge of early childhood growth and development process by completing a total of 6 hours of DPW-approved, in-service training(s) each year preferred.

 

DESIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to listen to others.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to lead/manage others.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to self-direct and remain on task.
  • Excellent organizational skills.


LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • First Aide and CPR upon hire preferred.
  • Renewal of certification in CPR and /or First Aid on an as-needed basis to comply with state regulations, upon hire, preferred.
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