Good Shepherd Volunteers DC Placements

Proyecto Niño
Proyecto Niño is a day care and family center for Latino families.

Godfrey Ddungu GSV 01′ and the children of
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Job Description
Teacher’s Aide in the day care program

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assist a classroom teacher in the general supervision and management of the class.
  • Plan and implement curriculum (or the development of children ages six weeks to six years.
  • Provide a secure and nurturing environment where self-concepts are enhanced and individuality is respected.
  • Assist in supervising and developing the support staff within the classroom.
  • Eat with the children daily to help them develop social skills and appropriate
    eating habits.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary education or equivalent
  • Ability to work with culturally and ethnically diverse populations
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to ask for support and guidance
  • Ability to work with small children as well as teens and adults
  • Desire and ability to teach

Personal Characteristics

  • Must posses strong skills in observing, listening, supporting and interpreting
  • Bilingual/Bicultural
  • Must be non-judgmental and respectful
  • Must l»e sensitive to working within the context of a given family’s decision
    making system, value systems and beliefs