Anchor Center for Blind Children, a nonprofit organization located in the Denver Stapleton community, is seeking TWO Teaching Assistants to provide support for preschool classroom teachers and therapists. As a member of the Preschool Team, the Teacher’s Assistant is instrumental in supporting the early childhood educational goals of the children served by Anchor Center. S/He coordinates with classroom teachers to prepare for program, provides individual and group activities, assists preschool students with classroom activities as well as activities of daily living, actively participates in program planning and team meetings, shares observations regarding child progress, and exchanges program and curriculum ideas to support classroom excellence.
Experience and/or interest in serving young children with visual impairment is an essential qualification of this position. Candidates must possess, at a minimum, a high school diploma and have at least two years of early childhood experience. Candidates who possess, or are working toward a bachelor’s degree, and/or who have experience working with young children with special needs are strongly preferred.
These are a part-time position working Tuesday and Thursday, 8AM – 3PM, during Anchor Center’s program/preschool year calendar of 39 weeks per year with additional hours possible during the school year as well as summer session, depending on program needs.
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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line note: Teacher’s Assistant Applicant.
Anchor Center is an Equal Opportunities Employer.