The after-school teacher assistant participates in learning activities with the children in a supportive and nurturing environment that promotes child learning, self-awareness and growing independence. Through the application of a consistent and positive approach, the after-school teacher assistant assists children in controlling behaviors and encourages the development of the appropriate social and interactive skills. Through collaboration with other members of the teaching team, the after-school teacher assistant works to achieve the program's educational objectives.
The after-school teacher assistant plays an active role in communicating with the teacher to provide information and to offer suggestions about the child's health, behavior and learning development. By maintaining effective communication with parents, the teacher aide provides a high level of customer service that supports program goals.
This position assists with the food program, to include food preparation, food distribution and recordkeeping.
Substitute teacher assistants, who assume this role, support the learning program and meet the established objectives for the delivery programs in a supportive and nurturing environment.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED required or high school senior if at least 18 years of age. The ability to read, write in and understand English is required.
EXPERIENCE: Some child development courses or work experiences within a child care setting preferred. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required, as well as the ability to work collaboratively as a member of the teaching team.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.
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