High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Training and Experience: Six (6) months experience or education or credentials that are considered equivalent. CPR certification must be completed within the first three (3) months of employment. Ten (10) hours of educational in-service training must be completed annually. Job Knowledge: Knowledge of the developmental growing stages of children including potty training and or changing a wet or soiled diaper. Knowledge of setting up a desired program to meet the needs of children; creating a daily lesson plan concurrent with different learning styles. Ability to communicate with parents, co-workers, medical staff through oral and written communication. Ability to accept direction, adhere to policies and procedures, work as a team player, and to react calmly and effectively in an emergency and stressful situation. The Certified Teacher's Assistant is responsible for assisting the teacher in the care of the children and keeping the classroom clean and in an orderly fashion. Assist the teacher when they evaluate the needs of the children and provide educational activities and theme units appropriately. Builds a rapport with the parent maintaining general information on each child and informs the parent of any needs and or accomplishments.