Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Student Employment Office

Classroom Assistant

General description

Assist teachers in the preschool classrooms at the Elisabeth Amen Nursery Lab School on campus. MUST HAVE FEDERAL WORK STUDY!


Duties include arriving before children for classroom set up, assisting with arrival/dismissal, working with individual and small groups of children providing guidance and encouragement as modeled by the classroom teachers. We encourage self-help skills and provide positive reinforcement of children’s positive behaviors. Students must be energetic and flexible, nurturing and encouraging of young children’s abilities and needs. Orientation of the school and teacher’s expectations, as well as job performance evaluations, will take place so communication is clear.

Experience/skills required

Experience/skills required: We prefer students who have had experience working with YOUNG children. Knowledge of child development is a benefit. Students must be dependable and willing to take direction from classroom teacher and value the importance of being on task at all times.

Days/hours per week

Various AM & PM shifts - 6 to 6.5 hours/week- email for details

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Marie O'Malley

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