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Early Childhood Classroom Teaching Assistant

Corlears School
Date Posted: 06/07/2022
Salary / Wage: $21,250.00
Location: New York, New York
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Work Days: 5-days/week

Work Hours: 8:00am-1:00pm

Compensation: $21,250 + benefits

The successful Classroom Teaching Assistant at Corlears will:

● Value the school's mission to support students who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse, as well as those coming

from diverse family structures

● Value the Corlears School’s social justice initiatives centered in anti-bias teaching goals

● Have grounding in progressive / constructivist practices and principles

● Help to maintain a peaceful and safe learning environment, valuing organization, cleanliness, emotional and physical health, and

fostering student independence

● Be flexible with interpreting and adapting lesson plans

● Possess effective interpersonal communication skills with colleagues, students, and families

● Reflect on practices, in partnership with administration and faculty, and make adjustments as needed


The key responsibilities for the Classroom Teaching Assistant entail:

● Interface with families, caregivers, and classroom teachers

● Assist with tasks that support the overall management and functioning of the classroom including:

○ diapering/toileting

○ handwashing

○ snack/meal assistance

○ supervision

○ administrative tasks (photocopying, organizing, etc.)



● Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience supervising and supporting young children

● Evidence of caretaking and responding to young children in a developmentally appropriate manner

● Current Fingerprinting and background checks required upon hire

● Current Medical Physical, including record of completed COVID-19 vaccine or confirmed medical/religious exemption

● Following safety certifications (by start date):

○ CPR/AED Training

○ SIDS Training

○ Child Abuse and Maltreatment Training

Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to

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