• 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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