Job Title:

Assistant Teacher


Starfish Family Services

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:

  • Work together with the teacher as a team, in assisting with planning and implementing daily programming for pre-school children utilizing the HighScope curriculum and COR (Child Observation Record).
  • Assist individual children in need of special attention, as instructed by the teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing materials for daily activities, home visits, and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Attend on-going trainings/workshops on the HighScope Curriculum, including Growing Readers, Math, and Science. Assist in Implementing strategies learned from trainings/workshops attended.
  • Assume responsibility for classroom operation in absence of Teacher.
  • Assist with completing individual learning plans and on-going observation (including writing of anecdotal notes) as directed by the Teacher.
  • Assist with implementing mental health curriculum classroom activities, including 2nd step activities.
  • Assist individual children with disabilities according to individual education plan.
  • Input anecdotal notes into online COR as directed by the Site Leader, Curriculum Manager, or EECD Specialist.
  • Attend IEP meetings as assigned by Site Leader and/or Site Leader/Disability Specialist.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Site Leader or other management.


Based on the Reauthorization Act of 2007, Section 648A a minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential is required and be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree. Associate’s degree in early childhood or child development preferred. Previous experience working with young children preferred.

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