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Substitute Preschool Teaching Assistant

Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, NE
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Provides assistance for the Preschool Program and Center for Childhood Deafness (CCD). Assists preschool educators with the daily functioning of the educational program and supervision of children enrolled in the program.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • 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 children's behavior.

  • Maintains good interpersonal relations with peers and professional staff affiliated with the program.

  • Performs captioning duties as needed.

  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate preschool practices.

  • Knowledge of appropriate ways to manage and guide children's 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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous experience working with young children required.

  • Proficient spoken and written English language skills required.

  • Ability to learn sign language required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

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 Town's 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.

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 and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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