Assistant Teacher for Infant Classroom

  • ReNEW Schools
  • 01/20/2023
Teaching Support Staff

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION DETAILS

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Teacher for the infant classroom at ReNEW's Early Childhood Center uptown. The best candidate is committed to ReNEW’s mission of ensuring that all of our students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in New Orleans.

 

WHO WE ARE

At ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous schools that prepare students for the next level of achievement, including high school, college, and career. ReNEW is dedicated to helping teachers become outstanding at their craft. With a high focus on professional development and individual coaching at both the school-level and the network-level, we are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be.

 

At ReNEW Schools, we expect our Assitant Teachers to:

 

* Adapt classroom work under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing a method to support and/or reinforce lesson plans.

* Confer with teachers for the purpose of assisting in evaluation of students' progress and/or implementing students’ objectives.

* Implement and execute plans, under teacher direction, for the purpose of meeting students' social and daily living skills. These plans can include and are not limited to diapering, assistance with feeding, toileting, changing clothing, etc.

* Implement, under the supervision of the teacher, instructional programs in accordance with lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study.

* Monitor individual students, classroom, library, playground activities, etc. for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

* Perform record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing records/materials. Maintain logs of care when directed, (diapering logs, toileting times, feeding tolerance.)

* Support the teacher with data collection for the purpose of documenting activities and/or providing reliable information.

* Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient, effective functioning of the school or to meet student’s individual needs.

* Treat all students with dignity while supporting them in the school setting.

* All other duties, as required by the student, school or IEP.

 

WHAT YOU BRING

In addition to the expectations listed above, you will bring the following to your school and students:

*Experience and success with toddler students (preferred)

*High school diploma (preferred)

*The commitment and personal responsibility to do whatever it takes to help prepare our students for college and beyond

*Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to continuously sit, walk, stand, talk, and hear. Light lifting (up to 30 pounds) should be anticipated with the occasional assisted and supported heavy lifting (excess of 50 pounds)

 

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Benefits

WHAT WE OFFER

At ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan that covers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefits include employer paid dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professional development, and a 401k plan with up to 4% employer matching of annual salary.

Additional Questions

The following questions will be part of this job application. Those marked with an asterisk will be required to submit your application.
Briefly describe your experience working in a classroom with infants.
Why are you interested in ReNEW Schools?
Are you authorized to work in the US?
Are you a citizen of the United States?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
If you have been convicted of a felony, please explain below
Were you referred by a current ReNEW employee?
If you answered "yes" to the above question, please name who referred you?

Attachments

The following attachments will be part of this job application. Those marked with an asterisk will be required to submit your application.
Optional Additional Document - "You can upload an additional document such as a cover letter, letters of recommendation or copies of certifications. You can also add documents after you have submitted your application."
Optional Additional Document - "You can upload an additional document such as a cover letter, letters of recommendation or copies of certifications. You can also add documents after you have submitted your application."

Grade Range

Early Childhood (PK-2)

Subject

General Elementary, Para

School Year

2022-23 SY