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Teacher Assistant - Temporary

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

SFCC maintains a pool of applications for those interested in short term employment. Temporary Employment with SFCC can consist of any number of hours/days dependent upon the temporary assistance needed by a hiring department. Whenever a temporary is requested, Human Resources searches its data base of applications containing the skills and/or experience requested by the hiring department. It is, therefore, very important that applications are complete and detailed. Applicants will be notified by e-mail when their application is added to the temporary pool. Human Resources will contact an applicant by telephone or by e-mail if a temporary assignment becomes available.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2015-0005Staf-P
Working Title Teacher Assistant - Temporary
Position Type Temp
Department Public Service
Job Summary/Basic Function

JOB SUMMARY

Assists in teaching students in the Kid’s Campus. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community. Actively participates in and contributes to continuous quality improvement.

MAJOR DUTIES

Assists teachers in implementing activities, documenting activities, and completing portfolios.

Greets parents and children.

Assists children in daily routines.

Assists teachers in the preparation of meals.

Sets out and cleans up mats and cots for nap time.

Prepares for outdoor playtime; helps with jackets, coats, hats and applies sunscreen.

Prepares formula for bottles; prepares meals for babies; changes diapers.

Does laundry and washes dishes.

Sanitizes classroom furniture, toys, and water table.

Assists with home visits for primary children.

Assists at front desk as needed.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and one (1) year experience working with groups of young children birth to 8 years of age, or related experience. Must have received a
Certificate of Completion for the 45-Hour Entry Level Course, or higher, or candidate must provide a written agreement to complete this training within six (6) months of date of hire. Candidate must also agree to complete a minimum of 3 credit hours per semester (Summer, Fall and Spring) toward an Associate of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education. Background check is required.
REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: ? A current health assessment, on a form provided by the college, is required upon selection. The health assessment must be updated every two years. Documented health assessments must include (a) immunization status, (b) capacities and limitations that may affect job performance, and © documentation by a licensed health professional of TB skin testing using the Mantoux method and showing the employee to be free from active TB disease. For those who have positive TB skin tests and who develop a persistent cough or unexplained fever, immediate assessment by a licensed physician is required. For those who have increased risk of TB according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), documentation is required annually by a licensed health professional showing that the employee is free from active TB disease.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

Knowledge of early childhood education principles.

Knowledge of child growth and developmentally appropriate practices.

Knowledge of regulations associated with the prevention of occupational disease and injury.

Knowledge of proper hand washing and infection control techniques.

Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

Skill in decision making and problem solving.

Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Skill in the recognition of health and safety hazards.

Skill in the provision of a variety of social experiences to students.

Ability to exhibit professionalism, tact and patience when communicating with co-workers, children and family members.

Ability to implement activities in an anti-bias environment.

Ability to recognize health and safety hazards and protect children from harm.

Ability to respond to changing and challenging conditions in ways that enhance program quality.

Posting Date 04/20/2015
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

SFCC maintains a pool of applications for those interested in short term employment. Temporary Employment with SFCC can consist of any number of hours/days dependent upon the temporary assistance needed by a hiring department.

Whenever a temporary is requested, Human Resources searches its data base of applications containing the skills and/or experience requested by the hiring department. It is, therefore, very important that applications are complete and detailed.

Applicants will be notified by e-mail when their application is added to the temporary pool. Human Resources will contact an applicant by telephone or by e-mail if a temporary assignment becomes available.

Pay Range Minimum $25,367 - Mid-Point $31,709
Physical Demands

The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping and occasionally sitting at a desk or table. The employee continuously lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

The work is typically performed in a classroom or outdoors.

May be reassigned to other classrooms on a temporary or permanent basis.

Regularly exposed to noise.

Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne pathogens and contagious or infectious diseases.

The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

Job Duties

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Copy of Transcript
Optional Documents

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