Teacher Assistant - (General Child Care)

Volunteers of America, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA


The Teacher Assistant assists teaching staff in instructing children and stimulating learning.  This position assists in planning individual and group activities to stimulate learning according to the ages of the children. The Teacher Assistant performs the following:

  •  Provide children with an environment that includes varied activities to help children develop socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically in manner appropriate to their age and stage of development, with the overall goal being to achieve social competence for the child
  • Helps integrate various HS services into the learning, such as parent involvement, social services, nutrition, health and mental health services
  • Help provide a physical environment consistent with state and local licensing requirements and the health and safety needs of the children
  • Helps provide a planned program of activities, which supports and enhances the role of parents as the prime educators of the children
  • Helps provide a learning environment that reflects the varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the children in the program and in the larger communities and societies in which they live
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume online at: www.voala.org/careers and submit your unofficial transcripts via email to eurrutia@voala.org

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Contact Info

Elga Urrutia (213) 718-4065

Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: February 8th, 2018

Agency Details

Website: https://voala.org/


  • Associate's degree  in Early Childhood Education or related area preferred
  • Transcripts required to prove a minimum of 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education / Child Development
  • Valid Child Development Associate Teacher permit
  • Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment
  • Valid California driver's license and access to automobile with adequate insurance (or have easy access to other means of reliable transportation) to make home visits and travel to other school sites