Teacher Aide (Age 3-5)

Post Date

Mar 22, 2024

Location

Beach Park,
Illinois

ZIP/Postal Code

60099
US
Jul 20, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Perm

Category

Administrative Assistant

Req #

CHI-692196

Pay Rate

$28k - $41k (estimate)

Job Description

Your role will report to, and be supported by, the Education Coordinator, who is onsite to help guide and inform your lesson practice and planning as a part of the Start Early Lake County structure. As the Teacher Aide, you will work in tandem with the Lead Teacher and Teacher Assistant on devising comprehensive lesson plans based upon Start Early Lake County research-based methods for instruction. Lesson planning will entail devising individualized lesson plans for all children within your classroom, creating developmentally appropriate content based upon the ages and abilities within your classroom, and a commitment to best-in-class practices. Your role will also involve the implementation and management of the day-to-day lesson plans.

Working Closely with your Lead Teacher and Teacher Assistant, you will:

* Utilize standardized and authentic assessment data to plan and implement developmentally appropriate experiences and individualized lesson plans that will promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child.

* Adhere to all Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans, and/or Individualized Health Care Plans and strategies provided by Education Managers or Consultants.

* Establish and maintain a classroom environment which includes positive guidance and emotionally supportive techniques that meets state and local licensing regulations, Head Start Program Performance

* Observe, assess, and document each assigned child's health, skills, and behavioral, growth and development.

* Facilitate curriculum planning sessions to develop clear learning objectives that effectively incorporate documentation collected on each child.

* Identify any developmental concerns regarding the children and follow agency protocol.

* Develop lesson plans with goals, objectives, experiences and outcomes for children integrating health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities and parent involvement. Incorporate children's interests, culture, school readiness goals, State and Head Start guidelines, program curriculum and approach into individualized and group learning opportunities.

* Manage and delegate responsibilities regarding daily attendance, health checks, parent sign/scan in, and meal participation reports are completed daily.

* Participate in Family/Child Reviews.

* Participate in recruitment efforts to help maintain full program enrollment.

* Follows all mandates of Head Start regulations, state and local licensing regulations and the Start Early's philosophy and curriculum.

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Required Skills & Experience

Musts:

* HS Diploma or GED

* 6+ semester hours of child development coursework OR non-expired CDA Certification

* 1+ years of experience working in an early childhood or child care program

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Basic computer proficiency



Pluses:

* Bilingual in English and Spanish

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.