SIGN ON BONUS: If you are hired as an Assistant Teacher with a start date between March 14, 2022 and December 31, 2022, you will be eligible for a $1,000 signing bonus, payable in two installments, as follows: (1) a one-time, taxable bonus payment of $350 after 30 days of employment with Martha's Table, and (2) a one-time, taxable bonus payment of $650 upon successful completion of the 90-day introduction period.
Responsible for helping students learn and supporting the teacher in planning and presenting lessons.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides a safe and welcoming atmosphere for children.
Works with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development.
Collaborates with teachers to monitor the development of each child.
Assists in developing lesson plans and the specific needs of each child.
Conducts parent teacher conferences, developmental screens, and home visits.
Participates in professional development coaching and training opportunities
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
2-3 years of early childhood program experience preferred.
Develop effective communication and partnership with families.
Guide and support students’ acquisition of social skills including eating meals with children and helping them develop self-help skills.
Support and provide Continuum of Care to help children develop secure relationships.
Be responsible for children’s safety at all times and in all settings
Proficiency in operating a PC using Microsoft Office Suite.
Perform other duties as assigned
Demonstrated commitment to Martha’s Table’s core values of compassion, respect, teamwork, and accountability
EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
High School Degree required.
CDA and Associate’s degree in education or related field within one year of hire date.
At Martha’s Table, we believe that every Washingtonian deserves the opportunity to thrive. For 41 years, we’ve been committed to advancing a more equitable Washington, D.C.
We stand firmly alongside Washingtonians day-in and day-out on both sides of the Anacostia River by operating nationally accredited education programs, pairing healthy food access with physical and mental health services, and promoting family success by investing in family leaders.
We support children and young adults with high-quality learning experiences that help them thrive from cradle to career. Martha’s Table is committed to ensuring that every child enrolled in our education program is strong by age eight – the age at which children transition from learning to read to reading to learn — and beyond. We offer nationally accredited early childhood education, after school enrichment programs, and college and career readiness training to promote lifelong success.