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Head Start Teacher Assistant - Long Term Substitute - through June 24, 2020

Trenton, NJ
The Children's Home Society of New Jersey Toms River


Under the administrative direction of the Education/Early Childhood Services Manager and under the direct supervision of the Site Coordinator the classroom the Substitute Teacher Assistant assists the teacher in all aspects of classroom management.

Schedule: Now (When school reopens) through June 24, 2020

Work Location: Head Start Center, 794 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey

Hourly Rate: $17.76

  • Assist the Teacher in planning and implementing a comprehensive program including CHSofNJ HS curriculum, and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Work in a team setting with all staff to determine individual needs of the children.
  • Assist the Teacher with set up and maintenance of an appropriate classroom environment, including organization of space and material storage.
  • Help supervise field trips and recreational activities.
  • Assist the Teacher in planning and participate in classroom activities with children.
  • Recommend ways of utilizing parent volunteers in the classroom and in other program activities.
  • Greet parents and children pleasantly and appropriately, ensuring a smooth transition into the classroom, a positive home-classroom connection and a family partnership.

Educational Requirements:

Must have an ECE CDA credential, a state-awarded certificate (i.e. Paraprofessional Certificate), or an Associate’s Degree (60 college credits) that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential.

Experience Requirements:

Experience teaching pre-school children, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms; minimum of three years experience working with preschool aged children and families.