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Assistant Preschool Teacher

Northeastern University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Preschool Teacher

About the Opportunity

This wonderfully unique position in the Mills College Children's School, the oldest laboratory school in the West. The Mills College Children's School follows a constructivist model of education for infant-toddler through fifth grade programs. Teaching Assistants work closely with Preschool Head Teachers, and teaching team, to plan and supervise an exemplary curriculum for designated grade levels, using a reflective/inquiry approach to analyze and improve instruction.

Representative Duties

Responsibilities include:
  • Plan and implement a play-based, constructivist curriculum based on the best-available knowledge of children's learning and linked to the Early Childhood foundations and California state frameworks. Regularly work with colleagues of the Children's School to study children's classroom learning.
  • Supports, supervise and ensure safety and well-being of children in the program.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote children's physical, cognitive, motor, social and emotional development.
  • Maintain active and open communications with parents/guardians of the children and with the other members of the Children's School staff and School of Education faculty.
  • Professionalism - As a teaching assistant in the laboratory school, the student will be a member of a team committed to advancing knowledge about teaching and to principled practice. The position is based on the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with professional colleagues, parents, students, and children within a diverse and multicultural environment.

  • Two or more years recent successful ECE classroom teaching experience
  • 12 Units of qualifying Early Childhood Education coursework
  • TB Clearance and good health screening report
  • Pediatric CPR/first aid training.
  • Ability to promote and sustain effective working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment

This position description is not intended to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned based on business operational needs.

Additional Information:

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Position Type

General Administration

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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