Infant/Toddler Teacher Aide, Durango High School, 1.0 FTE

Durango School District 9-R Durango, CO
Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for Infant/Toddler Teacher Aide to support the Infant/Toddler Daycare Center at Durango High School. Begins 8/6/18 and includes full benefits.

Job Title: Infant/Toddler Teacher Aide Pay Grade: Infant Toddler Teacher/Aide

Job Family: Student Support FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Student Services of School Based Prepared Date: July 9, 2018

Typical Work Year: 9 months

SUMMARY Assist both normally developing children and those with identified special needs in their educational, physical, emotional, and language growth and development in the care center, under the direction of the center director. Assist with documentation of observations, meeting developmental objectives, and maintaining a nurturing, safe, and clean environment in accordance with Colorado Child Care Rules and Regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

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20%

Provide classroom and one-on-one support to children as necessary

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10%

Assist director in modifying instructional materials and/or equipment to accommodate the child's needs in the center

D

10%

Assist director in observing, monitoring, and recording child behavior, developmental progress, and medical needs

D

10%

Assist with expanding children's communication and motor skills

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10%

Assist with preparing and maintaining the center, with a particular emphasis on safety and cleanliness

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10%

Assist children with feeding, diapering, toileting, hygiene, and cleanliness

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10%

Assist and support in carrying out social/emotional support programs

D

10%

Facilitate children's active participation with peers

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5%

Perform clerical duties and assist in preparing/organizing center materials

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4%

Communicate with director about children's growth and progress

Ongoing

1%

Perform other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND TRIANING: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age to hold the position.

EXPERIENCE: Experience is preferred but may not be necessary for hiring.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: CPR and First Aid training preferred at hire; required within three months of hire. All trainings required by the Colorado Department of Human Services for infant/toddler staff. Criminal Background Check required for hire.

TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES:

* Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills

* Consultation skills

* Knowledge of child development

* Knowledge of developmental, emotional, and behavioral disabilities

* Non-violent and physical intervention techniques

* Ability to use proper English grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure

* Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building/department procedures.

* Knowledge of first aid skills

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:

* Operating knowledge of and experience with personal

* Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc

Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411, lgalido@durango.k12.co.us, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.