The Teaching Associate is responsible for the care and guidance of the children served by the Midland Public Schools Four-Year-Old Great Start Readiness Program. The Teaching Associate, under the direction of the Lead, is responsible for assisting to provide a safe, secure, and stimulating environment for children that attend the program. The Lead and Associate are responsible for providing a planned daily program appropriate to the developmental level of the children in attendance.
Responsible for supporting the daily planning and implementation of curriculum to meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of each child
Assist in creating an environment with well-established routines and smooth transitions
Guarantee a safe environment by providing constant supervision, appropriate arrangement of space and reporting need for maintenance of equipment
Assist in developing a calm, pleasant environment in the classroom in which children and families feel comfortable and secure
Responsible for supporting attendance records, sign-in/sign-out, accident reports and other required record keeping
Participate in ongoing in-service training and collaboration as may be required
Assist with all procedures and activities relating to maintaining high standards and compliance for the program
Support a strong home to school relationship through effective communication
Adhere to all employment regulations as outlined in NEOLA policies for Midland Public Schools
GSRP Associate Staff must minimally have one of the following:
An associate's degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or
A valid classroom CDA credential or
An existing 120 hour approval
Must be certified or able to certify in First Aid and CPR
Criminal Background and Central Registry check is required for employment
When applying for a position with the Midland Public Schools, interested candidates must complete an application in order to be considered an official applicant. To complete the application process, you will need to complete the online application at www.midlandps.org. Your application will be retained in active status for one school year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview. Please do not send paper documents! When completing your application, you will submit your documents electronically. If you cannot upload your documents, be prepared to provide this information should you be called for an interview. Note: You assure that we have a complete record of your candidacy if you upload all materials yourself.
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