Juntos- Full Time Bilingual Teacher Assistant - Burlington, NJ

Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced educational professional for the Teacher Assistant for its Juntos Program. This is a full time position in a quickly growing organization that positively influences children and teens. The Teacher Assistant assists the Head Teacher with the daily operations of planning, carrying out classroom activities and maintaining the classroom environment. The Assistant Teacher may all assist in planning, record keeping and other classroom related duties.

Location: Burlington, NJ  

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Teacher assistant is a role model and assists students in completing assignments and works in small groups with students. This individual helps copy necessary worksheets for instruction, prepares bulletin boards, performs clerical and non-instructional assignments as assigned, and helps keep the classroom clean and organized. The Teacher Assistant attends all required staff meetings and activities, reviews progress in professional development and growth objectives with supervisor, and discusses any issues only with designated appropriate staff.  The Teacher Assistant is responsible for understanding Juntos Performance Standards and local regulations and also reporting any suspected child abuse and neglect per New Jersey's guidelines and conducts self as a role model in interactions with staff, colleagues and funding sources in accordance with Center For Family Services' Code of Ethics. The schedule for this position is generally 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Child Development Assoc. (CDA) or higher but an Associate Degree in ECE or related field is preferred
  • 1 year experience working in a classroom setting
  • Maintains First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration
  • Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background check

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.