EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ASSISTANT
Peace Valley Charter School (learn more)
Peace Valley Charter School
Peace Valley Charter School is accepting applications for early childhood education assistants. The ideal assistant will love working with children, have an understanding of Waldorf education, and work cheerfully with the lead teacher to support classroom activities, snack preparation, and dishes in particular. This person must be able to take direction easily and apply individual initiative when needed. This is an hourly, part-time position, Monday through Friday. Must be committed to working with colleagues, able to work with changing priorities, and be a model of truth, beauty, and love for the students
The Educational Assistant supports the early education program by performing a variety of activities. Duties and responsibilities listed below are descriptive of the typical tasks performed:
Coordinate with early education teacher to determine the areas of need on a weekly basis
Provide individual student support through the day as needed
Support the goals and objectives of classroom activities by preparing materials and obtaining required supplies or equipment
Actively work with students during an activity and assists with clean-up afterward
Provide necessary supervision in such activities as circle time, rest time, playground, meal service, arrival or departure of children
Assist in the maintenance of required records and other paperwork
Perform a variety of clerical tasks
Assist with administering student tests
Provide playground and lunch supervision when scheduled
Coordinate with Care Team to provide targeted student support where needed
Assist teachers with coordination of parent volunteers
Get to know the students and have fun
- A.A. and/or ECE units preferred.
- Experience working with young children
- Knowledge of Waldorf pedagogy teaching experience ideal
- First Aid and CPR Certificate are highly desirable.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work occurs both in internal office space and classroom and outside playground, garden and farm environment during all times and weather conditions of the year.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
How to Apply
Complete the online application at https://boisewaldorf.org/employment/361. Please note: only applicants who complete the online process will be considered.You will be required to provide your education, work history, and three references. Have digital copies of your cover letter, resume, college transcripts and letters of recommendation prepared to upload. You may save a draft and continue later, however it would be best to have all information on hand before beginning your application.