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Teacher's Assistant

Anchor Center for Blind Children, a nonprofit organization located in the Denver Stapleton community, is seeking a Teaching Assistant 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.

This is 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 opportunities@anchorcenter.org, with subject line note: Teacher’s Assistant Applicant.

Applications will be accepted through Monday, July 15, 2019.

Anchor Center is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Feeding Program and Kitchen Assistant

Anchor Center for Blind Children, a nonprofit organization located in the Denver Stapleton community, is seeking a Feeding Program and Kitchen Assistant for our Preschool Program. Working closely with the Center’s Speech/Language therapists and preschool teachers, the Assistant is instrumental in Anchor Center’s mealtimes and feeding programs. The Assistant helps organize, prepare, and set-up for snacks and mealtimes, is attentive to dietary restrictions the preschool children may have, and supports both individual and “community” mealtimes  In addition, the Kitchen Assistant works with staff and volunteers to set-up and clean the children’s kitchen and dining areas to ensure a safe, sanitary and well-organized space.

Candidates must possess a passion for serving young children with special needs, be detail oriented and highly organized, take initiative and work with little oversight yet be comfortable taking  direction from and working as a team with therapists and teachers. Experience working with young children is strongly preferred.  The position does require standing and bending, and the ability to lift up to 15lbs unaided.

This is a part-time position regularly scheduled to work Tuesday and Thursday, 10AM – 2PM, 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.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest highlighting their experience and explaining why they are interested in this important program support role for Anchor Center, emailed to opportunities@anchorcenter.org with subject line note: Kitchen Assistant Applicant.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 19, 2019.

Anchor Center is an Equal Opportunities Employer.