Company: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
Posted on: November 19, 2022
The mission of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
(MAOF) is to provide for the socio-economic betterment of the
greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride,
values and heritage of the Mexican American culture. MEXICAN
AMERICAN OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION
Position: Teacher Assistant
Program: Child Care/Pre-School Program
FLSA Status: Non-exempt - Hourly
Supervised by: Site Supervisor, Program Director, Staff Development
Supervisor and/or Teacher(s) General Purpose: To assist in the
instruction and care of the children and to provide for adequate
adult supervision of children. Responsibilities and Authority:
Under the direction of the Center Supervisor, and the Teacher(s) to
whom assigned, assists in instruction and instructors groups of
children, following lesson plans, and assists in assessing and
documenting children's development. --- Assist teacher in group
instruction and activities by teaching, preparation of materials,
demonstrating, supervising play and activities, assisting to serve
meals, nap time routine, and other activities as assigned.
--- Assumes responsibility for regular activities
(indoors/outdoors) assigned and carries them out with minimum
--- Provides children with a learning environment which will help
them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally
in a manner to their age and development stage.
--- Takes all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of the
children and insures that children are supervised at all times.
--- Assists in documenting attendance and in maintaining and
insures that children are supervised at all times.
--- Assists children during snack and meal time.
--- Assists Teacher in maintaining an orderly environment inside
and outside. Cleans and straightens up, maintaining well arranged,
orderly, and clean environments inside and outside.
--- Assists in the implantation of safety rules and supervises
children in order to ensure their safety.
--- Assists in the cleaning up and setting up the classroom and
maintaining a well arranged orderly environment indoors and
--- Supervises children activities indoors and outdoors to ensure
--- Assists Teacher with the preparation of weekly lesson plans and
--- Teaches arts, crafts songs and games to children.
--- Assists in individual group activities.
--- Provides evaluations and observations to teacher on the
progress and development status of each child.
--- Supervises classroom when Teacher is on-site but away from the
--- Attends staff meetings, conferences, workshops, in-service
training, and parents meetings as assigned.
--- Maintains clean and neat appearance in keeping with
professional position and as an example to the children. Wears
apron (provided by MAOF) daily. Wears appropriate clothes, shoes
and apron/uniform provided.
--- Carries out any other activities, which may be necessary for
the proper implementation of the MAOF Child Care & Development
Requirements: --- Minimum six (6) units in Early Childhood
Education/Child Development. --- Minimum one (1) year experience in
working with preschool children. --- Must possess High School
Diploma or GED. --- Must be in good physical and mental condition.
--- Must pass T.B. test, fingerprints clearance and physical
examination. --- Must submit to a flu vaccine once a year. --- Must
provide vaccination records for influenza, pertussis and measles,
at the time of
employment. --- Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid Certificate
required. --- Must possess LiveScan clearance at all times during
fingerprint clearance will lead to immediate termination of
employment. --- Must be able to read, write and communicate. ---
Bilingual English/Spanish required. --- Must be able to write clear
and concise reports. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands
described here are representatives of those that must be met by
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and
arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and sit in lower
sitting (e.g. floor/rug area, children's chairs, and other
children's work areas). The employee may occasionally lift and/or
move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust
focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an
employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. MAOF is committed
to a diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, MAOF provides
equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including
selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all
qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color,
medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex,
national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender,
ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability,
pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other
legally protected status.
Keywords: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, Tustin , TEACHER ASSISTANT, Education / Teaching , Tustin, California
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