Teacher's Assistant - CLC-Manhanttan

US-NY-New York
9 months ago
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The Children’s Learning Center is a licensed preschool special education program serving students between the ages of 2.9 – 5 years of age in a special class model. Our school offers onsite special education and therapeutic services to support students who present with cognitive delays, speech/language delays and social/emotional delays, as well as sensory processing difficulties.


We utilize a developmentally appropriate curriculum which supports children’s learning and social/emotional development. We follow the New York State Learning Standards and learning activities are individualized to meet the developmental needs of each child.


Program Components:

*NY State Certified Classroom teachers

*Bilingual (Spanish) classrooms

*10 Classrooms with student to teacher ratio of 6:1-2, 8:1-2 and 12:1-2

*Supportive Services includes speech, occupational and physical therapy and counseling

*Full day program with nutritious breakfast and lunch

*Teacher Assistants in every classroom

*Family Support Groups and Workshops


  • Assist the Teacher with learning activities with individual students and with small group activities.
  • Assist the Teacher in observing and recording student behavior
  • Assist the Teacher in the preparation of instructional materials, bulletin boards, learning centers, etc.
  • Assist the Teacher in providing a learning environment conducive to learning.
  • Assist the Teacher in keeping classroom records and individual student records, as required
  • Maintain classroom supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in staff meetings, team meetings, parent meetings.
  • Participate in staff development/training, as required.
  • Assist students with activities of daily living, as needed.
  • Translate written materials and interpret for students & family members, as appropriate.
  • Perform other related work as requested by the Program Director.



  • Minimum of high school diploma, Associate of Arts/Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish)/ESL certification, preferred
  • Three years of work experience in an early childhood setting
  • Minimum of Level I New York State certification as an Assistant Teacher
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • NYS - TA Cert Level I


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