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Assistant Teacher (District Classroom)

Acelero Learning

Acelero Learning

South Amboy, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Are you a socially conscious, dedicated individual who is committed to building a better future for children, families, and their communities? If so, join us as we support early childhood education programs across the country to create positive outcomes for the children and families served.

Working as an Assistant Preschool Teacher at Acelero Learning will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and transferable skills toward a remarkable and rewarding career path. You will work collaboratively with the Preschool Teacher to ensure the successful operation of a Head Start classroom of 3-5-year-old children. Are you ready to join forces and make a difference?!

Job Description:

  • The position collaborates with a Lead District Teacher, Family Members, and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

  • The role encompasses effective practices as outlined in our Assistant Teacher Success Rubric and stated job duties.

  • The Assistant Preschool Teacher is responsible for providing a range of instructional, assessment, and positive behavioral support strategies to ensure educational excellence in a Head Start classroom for a maximum of fifteen (15) 3–5-year-old children.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To be successful and to thrive in this role, you should have great communication and written skills that encompass effective practices in the following areas:

  • CLASS™ teacher-child interactions

  • Learning environment

  • Curriculum

  • Child assessment

  • Meeting all children’s needs

  • Working with families

  • Professional growth and collaboration


Job Requirements:

  • The commitment and passion to work with children.

  • High School Diploma Required

  • Preschool CDA (Childcare Development Associate) Credential Completed or Willingness to complete within one year of start date.

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree or OR enrolled in a program that will lead to an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree.

  • An eagerness to adopt our values: Data-informed Learning, Transparent & Open Communication, Growth Mindset, Dismantling Inequities, and Caring Teams & Community

Additional Information:

  • This position is full-time with benefits and requires work on-site at 310 Augusta Street, South Amboy, NJ 08879, and earns $16.84/hr. (for non-bilingual) or $17.52/hr. (for bilingual) candidates.

Pre Hire Requirements:

  • Two Valid IDs, Two Reference Letters, Physical exams and TB Tests, Fingerprint Screening (CHRI), and Background Checks (CARI) are required for this position.

  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

  • All new hires are required to attend the four days (Tuesday - Friday) of mandatory New Employee Orientation Training at our HQ - 310 Augusta Street, South Amboy, NJ 08879.

Why Acelero Learning or Shine Early Learning?
- Ability to make an impact in the lives of the children, families, and partners we serve
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Supportive working environment
- Average of 5 weeks of paid time off during 1st year of employment
- Comprehensive benefits, including 401K matching and 100% vesting program

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place.