This is a limited term position ending June 12, 2019.
The Eliot-Pearson Children's School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University . The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students in the Department of Child Study and Human Development. The Children's School enrolls approximately 80 children. It has preschool and kindergarten to second grade classes that vary in length and frequency.
The Teacher Assistant exists in order to support a high quality, inclusive education and care for children in a preschool through first grade classroom. The position facilitates teaching and learning opportunities for children and families at the school and ensures their health and safety. The Teacher Assistant supports Head Teachers in working with children 4-6 years old and also fulfills a state required teacher-child ratio at the school.
· Knowledge and experience typically acquired by an Associates' Degree and several years related experience.
· Bachelor's degree.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.