Communities In Schools – Early Childhood Teaching AssistantCommunities In Schools of Central Texas (CISCT) surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. A national, 40+ year dropout prevention program, Communities In Schools uses an integrated student support model to provide services to students and support success. This 3-tiered approach aims to meet students where they are and provide multiple levels of engagement through school wide services (Tier 1), group targeted programs (Tier 2), and individualized support (Tier 3). The CISCT AmeriCorps program places AmeriCorps Mentors on elementary and middle school campuses across Central Texas as well as at the ASPIRE Family Literacy program located on the campus of Travis Early College High School in South Austin. The ASPIRE program is a two-generation model providing comprehensive literacy services for the entire family. CISCT AmeriCorps Early Childhood Classroom Assistants (ECCAs) serve in the ASPIRE toddler and preschool classrooms to provide support to our Early Childhood Instructors and to promote growth and development of children ages 0-3 in a safe and nurturing environment. AmeriCorps ECCAs gain hands-on, practical experience working in an early childhood classroom environment while engaging with children, families, and CISCT ASPIRE staff. Service Term: September 22, 2022 – May 31, 2023 Hours: 14.5 hours per week (450 total) Schedule: Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am-12:30pm Living Stipend: $813.25 per month Education Award: $1,718.25 Segal Education Award that can be used for qualified student loan repayment or educational expenses for up to 7 years Service Location: CISCT ASPIRE Family Literacy Program site located at 1211 E Oltorf Street, Austin, TX 78704Member Duties : – Support the Early Childhood Instructor in daily tasks and routines in the early childhood education classes for infants, toddlers, or preschoolers, as assigned. – Follow classroom schedules and routines that are consistent to ensure children have enough physical activity, child-directed play, learning centers, outdoor time, and rest to support their growth and learning. – Support a variety of creative, intercultural, inclusive, differentiated, research-based instructional strategies that ensure students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. – Participate in ASPIRE two-generation team approach to service delivery with a focus on parental involvement, parent/teacher rapport and high levels of communication with families. – Observe children to detect signs of illness, injury, abuse, neglect, emotional disturbance, or other special needs and report these signs immediately to the Family Education Coordinator.Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend , Training .Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .Service Areas : Children/Youth , Homelessness , Education .Skills : Social Services , Education , Youth Development , Leadership .
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