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Preschool Teacher Assistant - Essential - Mills College

Company: Mills College
Location: oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:This wonderfully unique position in the Mills College Children's School, the oldest laboratory school in the West. The Mills College Children's School follows a constructivist model of education for infant-toddler through fifth grade programs. Teaching Assistants work closely with Preschool Head Teachers, and teaching team, to plan and supervise an exemplary curriculum for designated grade levels, using a reflective/inquiry approach to analyze and improve instruction.Representative Duties* Plan and implement a play-based, constructivist curriculum based on the best-available knowledge of children's learning and linked to the Early Childhood foundations and California state frameworks. Regularly work with colleagues of the Children's School to study children's classroom learning.* Supports, supervise and ensure safety and well-being of children in the program.* Organize and lead activities designed to promote children's physical, cognitive, motor, social and emotional development.* Maintain active and open communications with parents/guardians of the children and with the other members of the Children's School staff and School of Education faculty.* Professionalism - As a teaching assistant in the laboratory school, the student will be a member of a team committed to advancing knowledge about teaching and to principled practice. The position is based on the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with professional colleagues, parents, students, and children within a diverse and multicultural environment.Requirements:* Two or more years recent successful ECE classroom teaching experience* 12 Units of qualifying Early Childhood Education coursework* TB Clearance and good health screening report* Pediatric CPR/first aid training.* Ability to promote and sustain effective working relationships within a diverse multicultural environmentThis position description is not intended to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned based on business operational needs.Additional Information:This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hourly wage is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, 10 days of vacation for year one, 15 days of vacation for years 2-10, and 22 days of vacation years 10+ plus, 12 sick days and 17 paid holidays (subject to annual review).Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.All positions are subject to a background check. Prior to the first date of employment, an applicant's background check must be cleared.Application Instructions:Click the "Apply Now" button below and follow instructions to submit the following documents:* Employee Application* Resume* Cover Letter and* Contact Information for 3 ReferencesPlease note that you can only upload 6 "Other" documents. You can consolidate multiple pages/documents into one file upload. The file size limit for each upload is 10Mb.Review of applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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