Federal Programs Preschool Instructional Assistant

Henrico, VA, US
Aug 18, 2020
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Job Title:
Federal Programs Preschool Instructional Assistant

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - New Bridge Learning Center

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
This vacancy is open until filled and is for the 2020-2021 school year. Provide support services for the classroom preschool teacher.

Essential Duties:
  • Reinforce curriculum through actively interacting with children.
  • Participate in the planning and implementing of daily instructional and non-instructional activities for all children
  • Actively engage children in the classroom, during lunch and outdoor play.
  • Accompany children to the bathroom.
  • Assist children with personal needs, when necessary (brushing teeth, washing hands, buttons, zippers, etc.)
  • Assist with record keeping, organization, and preparation of materials.
  • Communicate classroom needs and concerns to teacher.
  • Maintain confidentiality of classroom/child/family information.
  • Participate in training and workshops. Maintain a log of these activities.
  • Complete required training - (First Aid, CPR, and Child Abuse training).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Have a child development associate (CDA) credential; or
  • Be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years; and passed the Parapro Assessment; or
  • Have an associate or baccalaureate degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree and passed the Parapro Assessment.
  • Be able to follow oral and written directions
  • Facilitate small groups of children independent of an immediate supervisor
  • Be willing to read/study information which would provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the job
  • Physical requirements to include walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, climbing, carrying, kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, flexibility, standing.

Additional Information:
This vacancy is open until filled for the 2020-2021 school year. The contract length is 204 days, 7.25 hours per day. If selected, you will contacted for an interview.
Minimum Annual salary = $18,771.94 - this position is contingent on annual Federal funding and the salary will be adjusted/prorated if start date is set after September 2, 2020

How To Apply:
To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit an online application, upload your resume, upload, mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) signed written references https://henricoschools.us/wp-content/uploads/References.pdf college transcripts or a copy of CDA credentials to:

Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P. O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23223
Fax: (804) 652-3763

Henrico County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.
EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

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