The Classroom Support Staff Teacher works under the guidance and direction of the Lead Teacher and is responsible for assisting in providing program-based services to enrolled children and their families. These services include: supporting the implementation of lesson plans, supporting the creation of a rich and engaging learning environment for their students, and other services related to providing quality services for school-age children and their families.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in the implementation of curriculum and preparing developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
Assist in providing activities to support families in their role as caregivers and educators.
Assist in the implementation of IFSP/IEP goals for children with special needs.
Assist in conducting on-going assessments/anecdotal notes daily in all program/developmental areas.
Assist in the health and safety of the children in the classroom and outdoors, including field trips.
Assist in maintaining equipment and materials to ensure good condition.
Responsible for maintaining space and design plans.
Responsible for performing other duties as assigned.
Family and Community Partnerships - assist the Instructor in the following:
Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program.
Participate in all scheduled program activities.
Program Design and Structure - assist the Instructor in the following:
Attend pre-service and in-service training sessions as scheduled
Attend at least 30 hours of training per school year.
Participate in monthly program-wide staff meetings.
Participate in monthly classroom team meetings.
Participate in community events.
Other/Administrative - assist the Instructor in the following:
Complete daily on-going attendance and meal count forms.
Ensure all forms are completed and filed.
Comply with all rules and regulations as outlined in the Licensing Standards, NAEYC Standards, COA Standards, DC Standards of Learning, and the Martha’s Table Employee Handbook.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
A CDA in Infants & Toddlers plus demonstrated skill and competence with young children as satisfactorily determined by the leadership.
At least one or two years’ experience working with school-aged children.
At Martha’s Table, we believe that every Washingtonian deserves the opportunity to thrive. For 41 years, we’ve been committed to advancing a more equitable Washington, D.C.
We stand firmly alongside Washingtonians day-in and day-out on both sides of the Anacostia River by operating nationally accredited education programs, pairing healthy food access with physical and mental health services, and promoting family success by investing in family leaders.
We support children and young adults with high-quality learning experiences that help them thrive from cradle to career. Martha’s Table is committed to ensuring that every child enrolled in our education program is strong by age eight – the age at which children transition from learning to read to reading to learn — and beyond. We offer nationally accredited early childhood education, after school enrichment programs, and college and career readiness training to promote lifelong success.