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Teacher Assistant

Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) is an anti-poverty organization that seeks to end homelessness in the New York metropolitan area by the year 2050. We focus our continuum of care to address the most prevalent causes of homelessness: (1) lack of affordable housing; (2) unmet health needs, including but not limited to mental health and substance use; and (3) lack of jobs that create wealth. In each of these areas we strive to incorporate strategies that address issues of racial equity. We know that our clients are confronting longstanding barriers to accessing quality housing, healthcare, and employment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our clients do not have to face these challenges alone. Now in our second century of serving those in need, VOA-GNY understands what it takes to heal families and individuals who are in crisis and have experienced trauma. We operate and provide services in emergency shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for close to 11,000 men, women and children through 65 programs located in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Westchester annually. We are one of the largest providers of services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Greater New York area, serving survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and others who have behavioral health or substance use needs. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. 'Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-GNY, unless you have been approved by VOA-GNY for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.' Position: Teacher-Assistant (NHS552) Summary: The assistant teacher is responsible for assisting in the classroom operations of a daycare program in a family residence. Minimum Qualifications: The position requires high school plus two years' experience in a childcare setting. Supervisory Role: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. Principal Responsibilities: The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable.

  • Assist in creating an instructional environment that fosters learning and growth.
  • Assist in classroom activities on a daily basis.
  • Help to evaluate student progress on an ongoing basis, maintaining necessary records.
  • Assess developmental functioning and learning skills of students in all areas, at regularly planned intervals.
  • Perform other related duties as requested. Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities:
  • Learning and growth are promoted.
  • Classroom activities are monitored.
  • Student progress is monitored.
  • Assessments are completed and logged timely.
  • All other related tasks are completed on time and accurately. Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in a residential housing shelter environment. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to have visual acuity, talk and hear while communicating with peers, clients and/or vendors. This position requires sitting, standing and walking. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds. Position Type: This is a full - time position. Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Other details
  • Job Family : Teaching Assistant
  • Pay Type : Hourly
  • Job Start Date : Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Keywords: Volunteers of America Greater New York, New York , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Brooklyn, New York

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