Teacher Assistant
Cypress Palms - Largo, FL

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Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to assist implementing the infant, toddler, or preschool program and the general supervision and management of a group of children.

Essential Job Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the teacher. This includes planning activities for the children.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining a safe, loving and nurturing environment.
  • Help maintain the observational records kept on each child and other required classroom logs.
  • Be familiar with all health and emergency policies of the program, and be ready to implement them, if necessary.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect and allow for individual differences. Deal with the children’s individual needs and assist other staff with appropriate techniques.
  • Maintain a professional attitude at all times, and maintain loyalty to the program.
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences. Provide the director with documentation in accordance with state requirements.
  • Show initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, the program and curriculum.
  • supervise and interact with children in all activities.
  • Support a curriculum that helps each children reach their fullest in all areas, while maintaining an environment that helps each child have a positive experience throughout the day.
  • Implement program goals.
  • Report suspected case of child abuse and/or neglect.
  • Maintain a sense of humor.
  • Follow positive discipline guidelines for behavior problems.
  • Use love rituals throughout the day with the children.
  • Follow Rule 3 policies and procedures.
  • Supervise the playground according to procedure.
  • Always know the number of children in your group.

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