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Teacher Assistant

Company: Gifted Early Learning Academy
Location: Broussard
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Does watching children learn and grow make you smile? If so, come fill your days with children's laughter and love by being a Teacher Assistant at Gifted Early Learning Academy. Your love and nurturing can make a real difference. We are looking for amazing teachers to join our amazing staff!

Each new addition to the Gifted Family has the opportunity to strengthen the message of why we do what we do, to reinforce how we make a difference, and to expand our ability to serve more children and families.

A few of the advantages of being part of the Gifted team include:
* The opportunity to make a difference
* A working environment in which team members respect one another
* A School Leadership Team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
* Clear expectations and support to meet children's needs
* Training and opportunities for continual learning and development for staff

Teacher assistants are responsible for assisting teachers with general classroom management and supervision, which includes the personal care, hygiene, and positive discipline of the children. Assist with implement the Gifted Early Learning Academy curriculum, which includes lessons and activities for children that develop cognitive, physical, social, and emotional skills and provides materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in active play. Teacher assistants help prepare materials and classrooms for class activities and conducts all activities in a safe, organized, and productive manner.

*Responsibilities*
* Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children
* Observes all rules and regulations at Gifted Early Learning Academy and the local, state or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children
* Assist teacher with assessing children's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
* Assist teacher with maintaining an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
* Assist teacher with managing classroom behaviors in a positive and nurturing manner
* Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
* Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions.
* Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered by the Gifted Early Learning Program Policies
* Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.

*Qualifications*
* Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position
* Clean Criminal Background Check
* Must be CPR certified or willing to become certified within 30 days
* Classroom teaching experience in an early childhood facility
* Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
* Highly professional and dependable
* Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
* Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations

*Benefits*
* Balanced Work-Life Company Culture
* Competitive Pay
* Direct Deposit
* Monday - Friday Work Week
* Salary Pay Schedule
* Incentives

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $10.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Employee discount
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):
* Do you have current CPR certification?

Experience:
* licensed childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Gifted Early Learning Academy, Lafayette , Teacher Assistant, Other , Broussard, Louisiana

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