Teachers Assistant

Reports to:

Early Childhood Learning Center


Less than 19



Job Posting Date:


Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Teaching: Curriculum and Assessment:
-Assist in the supervision and implementation of a developmentally appropriate program
of children in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the center.
-Assist in the planning and preparation of the learning environment, setting up centers,
and preparing needed materials and supplies.
-Assist in meeting the needs of individual children with concerns for their interests,
disabilities, special talents, and individual style and pace of learning.
-Consider individual children in relationship to their gender, cultural and socio-economic
-Treat children with dignity and respect.
-Help children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.
-Knowledgeable in good teaching practices and of child growth and development.
-Maintain a safe, sanitary, and pleasant learning environment.
-Assist in joint housekeeping responsibilities.
-Assist the teachers in any other appropriate ways.

-Responsible for the children in their care during the absence of the lead teacher; breaks,
planning, days off, after teacher’s work day.
-Responsible for work study students, student teachers and lab students when teacher and
director are not available.

-Communicate regularly with the director and the lead teacher
-Maintain positive relationships with children, co –workers, students and parents.

Center Operations:
-Adhere to professional standards through professional development. Comply with
extensive NAEYC criteria.

Health and Safety:
-Provide proof of being tuberculosis free
-Demonstrate knowledge and follow universal guidelines in health and safety protocol for
example: hand washing, latex gloves comply with American Pediatric diaper changing
procedures, appropriate disposal of body fluids, completing injury/biting reports,
knowledge and consideration of children’s allergies and health issues daily.
-Recognize symptoms of communicable diseases and follow existing written procedures.
-Authorize a Central Registry screening background check and Fingerprinting for any record
of allegations of child abuse, neglect or other concerning information
-Knowledge of emergency procedures and the ability to make sure all children and staff are
cared for in the event of an emergency.

Other Essential Job Requirements:
-Other requirements as related by the licensing agency, including, but not limited to:
obtaining required professional development education yearly.
-Maintain assigned working hours; notify the Director in the event of an absence.
-Maintenance of a neat and professional appearance.
-Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at CC or a partnership institution. * Enjoy working with and being around children
* Applicant must be able to pass a background check and finger print screen.
* Applicant must be free from tuberculosis.
* Applicant must be willing to complete CPR/First Aid and all required trainings mandated by
the Wyoming Department of Family Services.

How to apply:

Please create a copy of the application at the link below and share it with emily.calmes@caspercollege.edu


Contact Person:

Emily Calmes

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