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Teacher Assistant - Manchester Early Learning Center



Job Title     Teacher Assistant

Pay Rate     $9.15-10.00/hour

Location     Manchester Early Learning Center; 80 Waddell Rd., Manchester, CT


Last Modified     9/29/2014

# of Positions Available     5

Hours     Hours vary based on student availability. After school programs run 3-6pm on school days

Contact     Jennifer DiMaso

Contact Phone #     860-647-9659


Responsibilities         Assist the Head and Lead Teacher in all operations of the classroom/site including: the creation and maintenance of an environment that is safe, organized and appropriate and meets licensing and NAEYC/NAA Standards. The creation and implementation and assessment of age appropriate curriculum plans that meets the social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs of children. The maintenance of all required classroom/site records (attendance, meal counts, sign in sheets, etc.) The creation and implementation of systems to keep families connected and informed on children's progress and the classroom/site.

Physical Requirements:    

  • The ability to hear the conversational voice with or without a hearing aid
  • The ability to see with or without corrective lenses
  • The ability to speak and be understood in normal circumstances
  • The ability to lift and carry children or items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • The ability to use arms, legs, hands and feet with or without corrective devices to accomplish the job including evacuation of the building during emergencies
  • The ability to bend walk or stand for long periods of time


  • Credits in early childhood education and enrollment in an early childhood education program (Preschool)
  • Experience working with school-age children
  • Knowledge of State of Connecticut Licensing regulation, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards and National Afterschool Association (NAA) standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Statement of good health and negative results of a TB test within past 6 months