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Teacher Assistant - NYS Certified/Preschool Special Education (Part Time)

Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) is an anti-poverty organization that seeks to end homelessness in the New York metropolitan area by the year 2050. We focus our continuum of care to address the most prevalent causes of homelessness: (1) lack of affordable housing; (2) unmet health needs, including but not limited to mental health and substance use; and (3) lack of jobs that create wealth. In each of these areas we strive to incorporate strategies that address issues of racial equity. We know that our clients are confronting longstanding barriers to accessing quality housing, healthcare, and employment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our clients do not have to face these challenges alone. Now in our second century of serving those in need, VOA-GNY understands what it takes to heal families and individuals who are in crisis and have experienced trauma. We operate and provide services in emergency shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for close to 11,000 men, women and children through 65 programs located in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Westchester annually. We are one of the largest providers of services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Greater New York area, serving survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and others who have behavioral health or substance use needs. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. 'Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-GNY, unless you have been approved by VOA-GNY for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.' Position: Teacher Assistant Our early learning center is a vibrant and nurturing special education preschool. To learn more about our program, please click here: Employees receive an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, a retirement plan, paid personal leave, and much more.... Staff at the BELC also enjoy a convenient weekday schedule (Monday to Friday) that follows a school calendar.Summary: To assist the classroom teacher in all aspects involving instruction, including documenting progress, and safety of students. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma and New York State Certification as a Teacher Assistant. Supervisory Role: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work with individual children or groups of children on special instructional projects and activities as planned in conjunction with the teacher.
  • Write individual anecdotal records and/or keep record of discrete trial instruction of students by providing the teacher with information about the children that will assist the teacher in the development of appropriate learning experiences.
  • foreign languages, arts, crafts, music, and similar subjects.
  • Escort students throughout the building outside of the classroom.
  • Communicate with parents verbally and in writing under the direction of the teacher, or in absence of the teacher.
  • Participate in staff development activities.
  • Attend team meeting conferences as appropriate.
  • Assume the position of teacher-in-charge of a classroom for up to 40 days during the school in the absence of a certified classroom teacher. Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in the classroom and school environment performing teaching responsibilities. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to have visual acuity, and talking & hear while communicating with peers, supervisor and students. This position is active and requires movement in the classroom and in the school environment. The employee must occasionally lift or move student weighing over 30 pounds. Position Type: This is a part - time position. Work Location: 1887 Bathgate Avenue Bronx, NY 10457 Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Other details
  • Job Family : Teaching Assistant
  • Job Function : Program Services
  • Pay Type : Hourly
  • Required Education : High School

Keywords: Volunteers of America Greater New York, New Rochelle , Teacher Assistant - NYS Certified/Preschool Special Education (Part Time), Education / Teaching , Bronx, New York

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