We are currently in search of an afternoon Extended Care Teaching Assistant. This is a part time positon working 3 hours daily Monday - Friday between the hours of 3:00pm - 6:00pm. With occasional adjustments of start and end times by 30 minutes or so.
To assist classroom teachers plan, organize and implement a developmentally appropriate early childhood program in an environment which guides and encourages children to develop cognitively, socio-emotionally, and physically.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Physical Demands - Caring for children can be physically demanding. A Teacher Assistant will occasionally be lifting and carrying children and equipment, and will spend time sitting on the floor and child sized furniture. A Teacher Assistant will be expected to clean and maintain equipment and facility, and will move throughout the community with children. Teacher Assistants will help children with their needs in the bathroom as necessary from diaper-changes to support learning the specific self-help skills needed to become independent in self-care.
The Harker School is a coed private school in Silicon Valley that has earned international recognition for its top academics, quality teachers and student achievements. Founded in 1893 and educating 2,000 students, Harker is the largest independent school of its kind in California, serving families of preschool, elementary, middle and high school-aged children on its four San Jose campuses.
Prior to beginning work for The Harker School, and as a condition of employment, all employees must go through Live Scan Fingerprinting as well as provide a copy of a negative TB test.
The Harker School will respond only to those candidates who meet the qualifications and requirements of the position. The Harker School is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.
If you would like to complete an application in person, please visit one of our four campuses to obtain an application from the reception area.