Teacher's Aide

Bethany Christian Services Havertown , PA 19083

Posted 3 months ago

Teacher's Aide

Requisition #: req2648

Location: Havertown,PA

Hours: Full-time 40 hours/weekly

Bethany Christian Services strengthens and equips families to be the answer for vulnerable children, both in local communities and around the globe. We do this by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Thousands of children are in need of the support and safety that comes from being part of a family. Bethany is on the front line of providing solutions.

As a Teacher Aide, you will be primarily responsible for providing daily educational services (including ESL support) to Spanish-speaking youth who have recently arrived in the United States and are currently in short-term foster care.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in providing daily school routine for children across a variety of ages and educational backgrounds;
  • Assist the teacher with completing educational plans and assessments of students;
  • Serve as a backup to the teacher and provide instruction to students;
  • Assist the teacher with creating lesson plans and classroom curriculum;
  • Participate as a team member and attend meetings with treatment team members to discuss the child's behavior in the classroom, when needed;
  • Provide the Program Coordinator and/or Program Manager weekly updates of students;
  • Attend internal and external trainings, and apply newly gained knowledge on the job;
  • Serve as a translator to translate both written and verbal communication for program clientele and staff;
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;

  • Prior work experience in a school setting serving in a similar capacity;

  • Bachelor's level degree in Education, or equivalent field of study from an accredited college, strongly preferred;

  • Prior work experience with refugee or minority families and demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity, preferred;

  • Must be CPR, First Aid, and AEC certified upon hire or within 60 days of hire;

  • Bi-lingual in one or more of the following languages with English: Spanish

  • Demonstrated ability to teach students English and all other basic educational topics;

  • Must be flexible and creative in a diverse work setting;

  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organized;

  • Highly motivated and self-managed;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills;

  • Computer and typing skills sufficient to perform essential job functions;

  • Active motor vehicle license and a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage; must be at least 21 years of age to operate a vehicle on behalf of the agency.

  • Pass a criminal history screen, including state and local child protection agency registries;

  • Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.

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