In a career as a Teaching Assistant (On-Call), you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. Under general direction of Director, Associate Director, and Lead Teacher of Early Childhood Services, provides assistance for the Preschool Program and Center for Childhood Deafness (CCD). Responsible for assisting preschool educators with the daily functioning of the educational program and supervision of children enrolled in the program.
Schedule: On-Call between the hours of 8:15am-12:45pm Monday to Friday during school year (August-June)
Assists preschool teachers with the daily functions of the program including bus duty, child supervision, feeding/toileting routines, daily planning, material construction, and classroom maintenance.
Assists preschool teachers in providing developmentally appropriate practices facilitating development of language and overall growth of young children.
Assists or directly carries out educational plan as directed by teachers and support staff including speech-language therapists, audiologists, occupational/physical therapists.
Assists students with self-care programs.
Assists professional staff in creating modified classroom materials as needed.
Completes documentation and record keeping as necessary for program administration.
Assists preschool teachers in positively managing childrens behavior.
Maintains good interpersonal relations with peers and professional staff affiliated with the program.
Performs captioning duties as needed.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate preschool practices.
Knowledge of appropriate ways to manage and guide childrens behavior.
Ability to communicate using proficient spoken and written English language skills, providing an excellent speech and language model.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work efficiently and bring projects to completion on time.
Ability to lift children.
Ability to establish supportive relationships with children, parents, teachers, and staff.
Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.
High school diploma or equivalent, with bachelors degree, preferred
Previous experience working with young children,
Proficient spoken and written English language skills
Ability to learn sign language
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: April 2, 2021
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.