Great Afternoons Teaching Assistant II

Reedsport, Oregon, United States Part-time

Great Afternoons/Great Beginning    

Job Title: Teaching Assistant 2 floating aide-temporary                 

Reports To: Program Director           

Revised Date: July 20 2017

Staff Supervised:  none

Salary Range: DOE             

Hours:    28 per week and available for extra hrs if needed


Primary Purpose: Infant, Toddler, and Pre-School Aide and some afterschool supervision of school age students

 Descriptions of Duties and Tasks:  Work with 20 children ages 3-4 in a classroom setting. Assist with mealtime, project time and indoor and out door playtime supervision.  Flexible to some days provide breaks for the staff at the infant/toddler program. Also some  work with afterschool students with homework, outdoor and indoor activities and supervision at free play times. Summer time flexible schedule working with both age groups: ages 3 to 12.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
  2. Work well in a team atmosphere
  3. Take direction from the Director and senior staff
  4. Serve meals
  5. Cleaning of the space
  6. The ability to swing from one setting to another on a daily basis
  7. Be flexible with changes in hours and or settings each day.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required

        Level 1 Step 1 Employee with some experience working in a childcare or school setting in the last 5 years.

Work Environment:

  1. Geographic Area: Reedsport, OR
  2. Primary job site: Highland Elementary School designated Great Afternoons spaces
  3. May lift items up to 51 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.


  1. Licenses: A current Oregon Drivers License is required.
  2. A good driving record is necessary.
  3. Proof of automobile liability insurance.
  4. Reliable transportation
  5. Must be drug free.
  6. Must be able to pass the State of Oregon Criminal Background Check or
  7. Must be able to pass mandated Oregon Employment Department Child Care Division Criminal History Registry Background Check

Position also requires within 30 days of employment:

        Food Handlers Card

        1<sup>st</sup> Aide/CPR Certification


SIGNATURES & DATES: The following signatures are required to confirm the accuracy and completeness of the Job Description; that essential functions are aligned with organization goals and objectives; to validate that it is clear, concise and supports compliance with legal considerations; and employee understanding of the job requirements.  NOTE: Because jobs change, management reserves the right to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.


NOTE:  The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-conclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.

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