Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0663
Post Date 3/23/2017
Title Teacher
City Kailua -Kona
State HI
Description THE SALVATION ARMY
HAWAIIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDS DIVISION
JOB DESCRIPTION


Department: PRESCHOOL
Position Title: Teacher’s Aide
Supervisor: Preschool Director
FLSA Status:
Date: January 2017

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Corps/Unit Mission Statement: Preschool Statement:
The Ohana Keiki Preschool is dedicated to providing children a safe environment where they can grow socially, mentally, physically and spiritually.

JOB SUMMARY: The Teacher Aide will provide support to the classroom Teacher by assisting with the development of each individual child enrolled in Ohana Keiki Day Care Center.
This is a Full Time Position that requires 40 hours per week.

Qualification Requirements:
Valid Driver’s License Early Childhood Education Training
Current Physical & TB Clearance High School Diploma or Higher
CPR & First Aid Certification Card – Infant/Toddler
Current Finger Print & Criminal History Background Check
PATCH Registry Certificate
All requirements shall be kept updated


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Assist classroom Teacher with supervision of children, being sure each individual child is safe from all harmful hazards and activities.
• Assist with keeping the environment organized and appropriate for the day activities.
• Assist with setting up and cleaning up of daily meals and activities scheduled.
• Able to work with the other staff members in carrying out age appropriate activities.
• Participate in workshops and training sessions when available, for personal growth in the Early Childhood Education.
• Any other duties assigned by the Head Teacher, Director, or Officer of the Salvation Army.
• Communicate any concerns with Head Teacher and Director.
• Display awareness of the mission of the Salvation Army to the public in a positive manner at all times.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
Performs other duties as assigned. Able to lift up to 40lbs.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
• Work under stressful conditions
• Interact with others with courtesy and tact
• Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner
• Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner
• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines
• Complete projects on schedule
• Maintain confidentiality
• Maintain regular and punctual work attendance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; travelling by airplane.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:
The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
• Valid Hawaii driver’s license (if needed)
• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines
• Travel off-island as necessary(if needed)

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:
Use office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Most work will be indoors at Kona Corps FAcility. Attendance at trainings, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, is required. (if needed)

NOTES:

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.



Employee’s Signature: __________________________ Date: _______________
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