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Teacher’s Aide – Next Generation Learning Center

Manistee, MI


Posted on January 11, 2019

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About Teacher’s Aide – Next Generation Learning Center

Position: (1) – Teacher’s Aide (FT- NGLC – Family Services Department)

Summary:  Assist teacher and help plan and participates in classroom, playground, and field trip activities. Activities are designed to foster or enhance all areas of the child’s development. Responsible for upholding the programs mission and values of the program utilizing NAEYC’s Code of Ethical Conduct.

Employment Qualifications: A qualified candidate offers:

  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Certified as a Child Development Associate (CDA).
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education (infant/toddler, preschool, and/or school age) setting
  • Must possess and maintain a full valid, current, and unexpired CPR & First Aid certification for infant through adult ages.
  • Current valid driver’s license throughout employment and with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s insurance policy.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, tuberculosis screening, Fingerprinting and background investigation.

             Indian Preference applies in accordance with Ordinance #15-600-02

Pay Grade:  NE4

Hiring Range: $10.00 – $12.33

Status: Non-Exempt/bi-weekly pay


  1. Assists in implementing lesson plans in a manner that will develop each child’s physical, emotional, intellectual, and social behavior; assist with planned activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills.
  2. Assists in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  3. Supervises the classroom when the teacher is out of the room.
  4. Ensures the cleanliness and safety of materials, classroom, and playgrounds by daily sanitizing and performing routine inspections.
  5. Assists and instructs children in practices of personal cleanliness and self-care.
  6. Accompanies, transports, and monitors children on field trips or to activities.
  7. Eats with and assists children in development of social and self-help skills, and sound nutritional practices.
  8. Supervises children on playground equipment, fieldtrips, and in the center to ensure safety of children. Completes accident and incident reports.
  9. Assists the teacher in the completion of required reports.
  10. Treats all children with dignity and respect.
  11. Attends all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences.
  12. Participates in professional workshops that work for the improvement of early childhood education.
  13. Maintains confidentiality about children, their families, and other employees outside the school.
  14. Follows directions given by lead teacher or immediate supervisor.
  15. Attends staff orientation.
  16. Participates in Parent/Family nights, open houses, and parent orientation night.
  17. Maintains NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct in all relationships that, that entails (children, families, colleagues, and community)
  18. Performs other duties as required.

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