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Teacher Assistant

Company: United Cerebral Palsy of Broward County
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Immediate hires!!!!!!!*

We are looking for Teacher Assistants to full our full-time & part-time positions that offers a pay rate of $15-$17 per hour, *Multiple locations for our children's services program Monday- Friday.*

*About us: *United Community Options Children Services serves children of all abilities including those with physical, intellectual, and neurological disabilities in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Our wide range of services offered to children with and without special needs includes preschool and K-12 education, aftercare, teen supported employment, respite and advocacy services. At the core of all of our services is the goal to spark curiosity though purposeful and intentional experiences that support, enrich and enhance the lives of the children and families we serve. At UCO we value joy, approaching all experiences with enthusiasm and passion. We value creativity and innovation, utilizing an engaging and enriching approach to the advancement of the human experience. We value meaningful connections- centering acceptance and inclusion. We value wisdom as knowledge in action while recognizing that learning and teaching is a shared life long experience. We value accountability shown through our integrity, commitment and dedication to our mission. We value courageous diversity with the understanding that differences make us stronger.

We are hiring for multiple aftercare positions included lead teacher assistant in Ft Lauderdale, Lauderhill and Pompano Beach. When you join our team, you will implement our curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child. Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn. Partner and communicate with parents, with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children. Build positive relationships with families, teachers and community stakeholders.

*Required Skills and Experience*:

A strong desire to bring joy to children. Ability to think creatively and use innovative techniques to encourage learning. Capacity to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens and meaningful connections occur. A love of knowledge and in return a desire to share knowledge. Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, manage multiple situations effectively and a strong sense of integrity and accountability. A desire to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

*Experience (preferred)* -

* At least 2 years' experience working with children with or without disabilities. High School Diploma.
* DCF 45 hour's childcare training or willingness to obtain (within 90 days of hire. Must be able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors.
* Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

If you meet the above qualifications and want a high impact career that makes a difference on a daily basis, contact us now!! We can't wait to meet you!!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* After school
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* No weekends
* On call

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all safety requirements

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Classroom: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: United Cerebral Palsy of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale , Teacher Assistant, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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