Teaching Assistant - The Guidance Center of Westchester

POSITION: Teaching Assistant

PROGRAM: Mamaroneck UPK, 5230

HOURS: School Calendar, 35 hours/week 8:30am-4:00pm

SKILLS/ABILITY Sensitivity and Empathy for children and their families Self-motivated Good communication skills Good organizational skills Responsible Cooperative Basic Computer skills Basic understanding of child development

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assist Head Teacher in all phases of running the program Participates in meeting the goals and objectives of the child’s as noted on IEP Responsible and dependable pattern of attendance Present appropriate professional appearance Participate in reflective supervision Participate in staff meetings and case presentations

SALARY: $25,480.00 (40-week position)

Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position, which are reviewed in each case. While performing the responsibilities of the role, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

EEO Statement: The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. TGCW encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. TGCW undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the application process to contact: droyal at theguidancecenter.org. Correspondence sent to this email address that is not related to requests for accommodations will not be reviewed. Applicants should follow the instructions above regarding how to apply.

About Us: The Guidance Center of Westchester's mission is to improve the well-being of people of all ages through innovative and effective programs that enable everyone to learn, work, and thrive. TGCW offers essential and lasting support to those in our communities challenged by mental illness, substance use, poverty, and homelessness. We empower our participants to become active members of their community through education, treatment, housing, rehabilitative and vocational services. Founded in 1942, TGCW is a community-based nonprofit organization helping over 5,000 people each year. TGCW has an annual operating budget of ~$22 million and employs 250 people. We provide services to communities throughout Westchester County, with service sites in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Yonkers, and Peekskill.

SEND RESUMES TO: emarantz@theguidancecenter.org

HIRING SUPERVISOR: Name Eleanor Marantz Email: emarantz@theguidancecenter.org

The Guidance Center of Westchester

256 Washington Street

Mount Vernon, NY 10553


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