GSRP Aide – Part Time – Centreville

Contact Person: Pam Hagelgans
Job Location:
62445 Shimmel Road
Centreville, MI 49032

Job Description:

Prior experience with preschool preferred.
Ability to work in cooperative and collegial manner with GSRP Lead Teacher.
Yearly CPR/AED and first aid certification and TB test.
Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job.
Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work at physical level with preschooler.
Required to have a physical presence at the designated job site each scheduled work day.

Ability to use computers, software and other current technology.
Effective written communication skills; including parent/family communications and program data and reports.
Have the ability to effective oral communication with children, families, GSRP Program Manager and other program staff.
Effective organizational skills.
Maintain professional atmosphere and demeanor in classroom, acting at all times as a representative of GSRP and/or ISD.
Attend and engage in continuous professional development as needed and appropriate.
Implement high quality developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by GSRP Implementation Manual.,4615,7-140-63533_50451-217313–,00.html
Knowledge of the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Prekindergarten.
Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team, including co-teaching with Lead Teacher, Early Childhood Specialist, Early Childhood Speech Therapist and Early Childhood Support Specialist to coordinate and plan curriculum and activities.
Engage in activities with children at their physical level.
Create an overall supportive, nurturing, strength based atmosphere.
Maintain student confidentiality.
Be flexible in working with four different sites and including as a substitute.
Perform other duties as assigned by the St. Joseph County ISD Administrators.

Supervise children during classroom activities and outdoor periods on the playground.
Supervise emergency situations (i.e. tornado drills, fire drills, etc.).
Monitor safety of children during arrival and departure activities.
Supervision of children out of the classroom and/or school building (i.e. community based instruction/leisure, field trips, etc.).
Constantly monitor and evaluate the safety of all children.

Climb steps and playground equipment as needed.
Walk long distances in community-based instruction.
Lift and position physically involved children.
Change diapers or assist any children in toileting and other self-care skills.
Assist with maintenance/custodial care of classroom, as needed.
Use universal precautions at all times for personal health and safety.

Assist the Lead Teacher with classroom clerical and record keeping duties (i.e. attendance, lunch count, progress monitoring of child development).
Complete accident and/or incident reports as needed.

REPORTS TO: GSRP Program Manager

ASSESSMENT: GSRP Program Manager

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Part time (no benefits) To be determined based on the Non-Union Conditions of Employment. Work schedule: 190 days, Monday –Friday, not to exceed 30 hours per week.

Closing Date for Job:  10/31/2023

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