The Denise Louie Education Center

Preschool Teaching Assistant

Start date: ASAP

We are looking for people who love children and preferably are bilingual in a language other than English.

The Teaching Assistant will support the the lead teacher and be part of a group of preschool aged children in a multicultural, multilingual, bias free environment.

This is 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday during the school year.

Specific Job Qualifications for this Position

  • CDA or be enrolled in a CDA program that will be completed within 2 years;
  • Have an AA or BA degree in any area or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree (BA in ECE a plus);
  • Previous work or volunteer experience working with 3-5 year old children;
  • Able to lift and potentially carry a child weighing up to 50 pounds;
  • Able to routinely kneel, bend, crouch and sit on the floor for extended periods of time;
  • Able to stand, walk and sit on child sized chairs throughout the day;
  • Able to communicate in English verbally and in writing; and,
  • Bilingual in a language spoken by DLEC parents preferred (Spanish, Chinese, Somali).

Job Duties

  • Classroom Management and Curriculum Planning;
  • Special Needs/Mental Health Services;
  • Teaming;
  • Parent Involvement; and
  • Documentation of Educational Services.
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