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To ensure NCC continues to provide opportunities to the people within our community, Teacher Assistant’s primary responsibility is to participate in the planning and implementation of classroom activities and provide basic care to children enrolled in the program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Lifting of up to 30 lbs is required. Other physical demands includes bending and stooping to assist children with dressing needs, toileting, transitioning from sitting on floor or chair to standing during classroom activities, transferring non-ambulatory children to and from wheelchairs, strollers, chairs, therapy equipment, changing tables, cribs, etc.
Children with a diagnose such as Autism, Down Syndrome, Sensory Integration disorder, Behavioral problems, Cerebral Palsy, often will pull/jerk away or bolt/run from caregivers. The ability to intervene in these situations is required. Moving or lifting of any child may be required in an emergency situation (i.e. to assist toddlers in evacuating the building or to ascend or descend stairs) and/or to prevent injury on playground or other outdoor situations/activities.
NCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.