PT CHILDREN'S TEACHER ASSISTANT-HLG/MP

Midland College
Job Description
Job Title PT CHILDREN'S TEACHER ASSISTANT-HLG/MP
Position Status Part Time
Classification Title Part-Time Teacher Assistant-HLG/MP-Up to 19 hpw
Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
Job Summary

Responsible for assisting children’s classroom teachers in the total care of the children.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Must be at least 18 years of age

Computer knowledge including iPads

Good reading, writing, and oral communication skills and ability to communicate positively with coworkers, parents and children

Proficient in the English language

Must successfully pass a FBI fingerprint check and criminal history background check

Employee is required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications

College credit hours; related field preferred

Recent experience working in a licensed child care facility or early childhood program

Knowledge of Child Care Licensing (CCL) Minimum Standards

Knowledge of health and safety standards, appropriate classroom management and curriculum

Knowledge of ages and stages of development of children ages 4 months to 5 years of age

Current CPR and First Aid Certification

Essential Functions

Know, implement, and adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin Child Care Services criteria, Midland College Children’s Center policies, and Midland College policies

Dependability in attendance, adherence to all time policies, positive job attitude, cooperative with parents, children, and staff, flexibility, willingness to accept change, and keep up with the current trends in the field of early childhood development

Assist the teachers with daily routines

Assist in the implementation of children’s activities

Help with children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs

Assist with lunch and snack set up

Assist with diaper changes and potty training
Light daily cleaning of classroom environment, disinfecting, changing linens and doing light laundry

Assist with playground duties

Complete 30 clock hours of early childhood training annually to meet CCL guidelines, from start date

Employee may be required to participate in staff development activities such as Texas School Ready! Project or other training’s as requested

Other duties assigned by the Director or Children’s Teachers

Physical Demands

Must be in good physical health, energetic, nurturing, and patient

Must be able to lift children up to 40 pounds to change diapers, assist with potty training, walking, bending, standing, stooping, reaching, squatting down, stretching, sitting on the floor, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, and must be able to participate with children on the playground

Ethical behavior, security sensitive work, team oriented, cooperation with coworkers, secure work environment, confidentiality required

Min Salary 10.25 per hour
Max Salary 10.75 per hour
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.
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