Classroom Teacher Assistant

Posting Date 03/08/2021 Closing Date 05/17/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC . We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace.

Job Details

STATUS : Part Time (9 month position)
DEPARTMENT : Early Childhood Center
DIVISION : Administrative Services
UNION : Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Lead Teacher, Early Childhood Center
PLACEMENT : Support Staff Grade 5
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $16.27 per hour
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Position Summary

The Early Childhood Teacher Assistant, under the supervision of the Early Childhood Lead Teacher, is responsible for assisting & implementing a developmentally appropriate educational program for their assigned class of children. This is a part time position with a maximum of 28 hours. The work schedule is Monday through Friday from August through May.
1. Assist in supervision of children while engaging in activities.
2. Assume classroom responsibilities in the absence of the primary Teacher.
3. Assist in preparing and developing curriculum for children.
4. Assist in maintenance of safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.
5. Attend in-service activities for part time and student employees.
6. Assist in the observation, documentation and development of children’s assessment portfolios.
7. Maintain high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.
8. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
9. Perform other related duties as assigned.

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