Westfield Public Schools
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Westfield High School
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4263673 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 17, 2023 Starting Date: August 26, 2023

Job Description
Westfield High School is planning an extended day preschool program that operates in a laboratory preschool setting. A licensed child development teaching assistant is needed to support the development of the preschool children. The child development teaching assistant will work with the child development teacher to support positive engagement and provide guidance to the student teachers.

1.Responsible to the child development teacher.
2.The child development teaching assistant will be responsible for conducting the program in the classroom in accordance with established policies.
3.Primary responsibility for the children and supervision of the routine for the preschool children.
4.Know the children and their needs. Be aware of special needs and support meeting their needs.
5.Development and implementation of the daily program.
6.Work with the student teachers and the child development teacher to establish program goals and assist with ongoing process of program evaluation.
7.Responsible for the health and safety decisions within the classroom.
8.Maintain a healthy and safe classroom practices and prepare to respond appropriately to emergency situations.
9.Maintain CPR and first aid.
10.Maintenance of records and reports. Observe, assess and keep records on children’s skills abilities and needs.
11.Interpreting the program to parents.
12.Work with the child development teacher to interpret the program to the classroom parents.
13.Keep parents informed about the calendar and special events.

1.Certified by Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) Level II certification as a lead Preschool Teacher
2.Keep certification current with PQR – professional qualifications registry with EEC
3.Evidence of the emotional maturity and stability necessary for the specialized work involved
4.Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong leadership skills
5.Ability to communicate and work successfully with staff and students

REPORTS TO: Child development teacher and building principal

The hours of this position will be flexible according to the program schedule. The position is full time/academic year. $15.00 per hour with non-contract benefits.

EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Westfield School Committee’s policy on evaluation.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: Up to $15 Per Hour

Welcome to Westfield High School!

Mission Statement The mission of Westfield High School is to provide students with experiences that contributeto a solid foundation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes on which students can build responsible, fulfilling,self-directed lives. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Academic Expectations Demonstrate the ability to read, write and communicate effectively. Demonstrate the ability to think critically. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Social Expectation Recognize the value of a healthy and productive lifestyle. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Civic Expectation Demonstrate respect for our diverse society. Appreciate the importance of and contribute

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Charles Jendrysik, Principal
    177 Montgomery Road
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6463
    Fax: 413-572-6346
    Email: c.jendrysik@schoolsofwestfield.org