The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Head Start Floater/Teacher Assistant - Abbott Program

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/2/2018 11:31 AM)
  • Overview

    Under the administrative direction of the Education/Early Childhood Services Manager and under the direct supervision of the Site Coordinator the classroom the Substitute Teacher Assistant assists the teacher in all aspects of classroom management.


    Work Location: The Floater will support (4) Head Start Centers located throughout Trenton, New Jersey


    Schedule: 2018/2019 School Year



    • Assist the Teacher in planning and implementing a comprehensive program including CHSofNJ HS curriculum, and Head Start Performance Standards.
    • Work in a team setting with all staff to determine individual needs of the children.
    • Assist the Teacher with set up and maintenance of an appropriate classroom environment, including organization of space and material storage.
    • Help supervise field trips and recreational activities.
    • Assist the Teacher in planning and participate in classroom activities with children.
    • Recommend ways of utilizing parent volunteers in the classroom and in other program activities.
    • Greet parents and children pleasantly and appropriately, ensuring a smooth transition into the classroom, a positive home-classroom connection and a family partnership.



    Educational Requirements:

    Must have an ECE CDA credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential.


    Experience Requirements:  

    Experience teaching pre-school children, preferably in Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms; minimum of three years experience working with preschool aged children and families.



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