Teacher Aide (BLC681) (Evergreen) in The Bronx, NY at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Job Description

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY’s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.

The Teacher Aide assist classroom teacher in working with students in the areas of activities of daily living, transitioning from activities (including arrival and dismissal), organizing classroom and materials for instruction, and other non-instructional activities within the classroom.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum educational requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Escort students to and from the school buses at arrival and dismissal time. Escort students throughout the building outside of the classroom.

  2. Assist students during activities of daily living activities (e.g., hand washing, toileting).

  3. Assist teachers and teacher assistants organize classroom for instruction.

  4. Assist teachers in clerical activities not related to confidential files or materials.

  5. Assist in cleaning procedures in classroom to maintain health and safety of students.

  6. Follow policies and procedures of Early Learning Centers.

  7. Perform other related duties as assigned.


EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  1. Students arrive promptly to their classes and safety of children is maintained in the building.

  2. Ensure that students follow daily living activities routines.

  3. Instructional environment is organized for students’ learning.

  4. Assist the teacher in general clerical activities.

  5. Maintain health and safety of students.

  6. Ensure compliance with health, safety, and supervision of children regulations of Department of Health, NY State Department of Education, and NYC Department of Education.

  7. Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurately.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.