Position: Teacher Aide
Program: Keiki Steps Location: O`ahu Part-time
Part of the Site Team and under the immediate supervision of the Associate Program Director, assist in implementing the Keiki Steps program of instruction and adhere to the philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the institution’s mission. Provides educational support to children and their parents/caregivers. Assist in creating an engaging environment. Assist in screening and evaluating of children, their families and caregivers in the program. Follow ethical and professional practices in working with children, children’s records, parents, caregivers and colleagues. Works cooperatively with the Homestead leaders, partners, administrators of the site on which the Site is located, and special support personnel. Assist with providing progress reports as needed and participates in EC coursework.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and at least 2 years of experience working with children ages 0–5. Experience in family and community involvement within the Play Morning neighborhood. Commitment to working toward a CDA credential.
Ability to organize, coordinate, plan and implement a comprehensive instructional program for children and their families or caregivers. Knowledge of early care and education as well as other family support services available to the community. Willingness to work as part of a team. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, organizations, and community agencies.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities and/or poverty communities.
Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply: Friday, August 5, 2016