Teacher Assistant - Day Care at Virtua

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Voorhees, New Jersey

Job Description:


As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.

Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.

A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.

Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.

Employment Type:


Employment Classification:

Per Diem

Time Type:

Part time

Work Shift:

2nd Shift (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:



Voorhees, NJ

Additional Locations:

Job Summary:

Virtua's private Child Development Center is seeking part time Teacher Assistants.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 3 days per week.

  • Center only open Monday - Friday.

  • Schedule is 2pm - 7:30pm


Assists the teacher with the preparation of materials and upkeep of the classroom, daily activities, supervision of children, daily growth and development of the children and center-closing activities each evening.

Integral part of Child Development Center (CDC) team which supports Virtua employees by caring for their dependents, enabling them to have peace of mind in their day to day duties.

Position Responsibilities:

* Teaching - Supervises children, indoors and outdoors, providing positive discipline techniques according to NAEYC standards. Participates in all developmentally appropriate activities with children.

*Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development of the specific age group of children she/he works with through developmentally appropriate language, activities and approach in accordance with NAEYC standards.

* Relationships - Ensures open, positive and effective communication with classroom teacher, administration, staff members, parents and all Virtua clientele while maintaining confidentiality.

* Assists in cleanliness and upkeep of classroom, playground and center.

* Planning - Assists in preparation and follow through on materials for age-appropriate activities that emphasize hands-on learning.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Two or more years of formal experience in child care setting is required.

The ideal candidate is optimistic and displays a can-do attitude and is a team player.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to establish effective relationships with parents, children and co-workers, maintain high teaching standards and believe that the care they provide is invaluable.

Required Education:

High school diploma is required.

Currently enrolled or willing to complete ECE units at a local college within one year of employment required.


Meets minimum preparation and experience required by state licensing for fully qualified Teacher Assistant and maintains credentials for the position.