Teacher Aide - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Pre-K Teacher Assistant
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Feb 07, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:
Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in Pre-K and grades K -12. Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are part of the Guadalupe Education System (GES) under Guadalupe Centers, Inc. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.
Reports to: Pre-K Coordinator
Job Purpose: To assist with creating a quality program and a class environment conducive to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Promote and support children’s social, emotional and physical development.
  • Assist and provide input with planning and developing creative curriculum and opportunities for social and emotional development.
  • Work in collaboration with all program staff.
  • Assist with implementation of lesson plans and daily activities both indoors and outdoors.
  • Provide support with individualized learning opportunities to children in order to enhance their development of cognitive and language skills.
  • Consult with lead teacher on observations and assessment of children.
  • Observe and document each child’s learning and development.
  • Assist with maintaining required individual children assessments.
  • Provide lead role of lesson implementation in the absence of the Lead Teacher.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding children and parents.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily..
EDUCATION and/EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood or Associates degree 9 hours in Early Childhood
  • Two (2) to four (4) years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education
  • Must have early childhood classes in transcript
  • Current Renewable Early Child Development Certificate
  • Bilingual verbal and written skills in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
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GUADALUPE CENTERS, INC. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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