The Grinnell College Preschool provides a high-quality preschool program for the greater Grinnell community and a research space for Grinnell college students and faculty. Grinnell College Preschool partners with families to develop each child’s optimal learning in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment, where children construct their own knowledge through play, build community, respect, diversity, solve problems, and develop school readiness skills.
The teacher assistant will assist with the overall operation of the preschool laboratory. They will interact with 3-, 4- and 5-year-old children, their parents, and student staff. This role will help plan and implement curriculum, be prepared and certified to operate the preschool program when the director/lead teacher is not on the premises.
This is a term position-working 800 hours in this current academic year.