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Join BJC as a Teacher Assistant!
If you enjoy working with children age 0-5, this is the job for you!
Hours: 10 hour shifts, 4 days per week Monday-Friday
$1000 sign on bonus
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”
Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).
Provides nurturing and supportive interactions with children and assists teachers in implementing a developmentally appropriate program designed to encourage each child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.
ResponsibilitiesBuilds positive working relationships with team as a model of appropriate behavior for children and obtaining clock hour training per accreditation/licensing requirements.Communicates effectively by being friendly, nurturing, and building bonds with children, assist in providing daily written documentation and helping to keep children?s portfolios current and by building positive relationships .Assists teachers in providing a child-centered learning environment by organizing learning centers and providing activities and materials to support children?s developmental and educational needs, stimulating creativity and curiosity, and giving children a sense of security. Contribute to writing and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans using a variety of resources, of interest to the children, and pertinent to the goals established for the needs of individual children and always maintains a global view/supervision of children and child/staff ratio at all times.Helps facilitates an environment of healthy social and emotional development by using positive guidance techniques and redirection, encouraging and modeling responsibility and respect, by recognizing and supporting children?s personalities, learning styles, and individual differences.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED