Serving Decatur and Macon County for over 50 years

Since 1964 DMCOC has been providing stability to Decatur and Macon County. DMCOC has accomplished this through a wide variety of programs designed to support the community. DMCOC is growing and we are looking for new programs and partnerships to maintain the stability for our clients and to better support the community.

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SUMMARY:
The position of Teacher Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting the lead teacher with the implementation and coordination of the comprehensive education program in the classroom and for managing all aspects of outdoor activities. The Teacher Assistant assists by ensuring that the classroom activities and environment are developmentally appropriate and reflect the agency’s philosophy and curriculum. The Teacher Assistant ensures that the individual needs of all children regardless of race, creed, or disability are met as mandated by federal, state and local standards. The Teacher Assistant will assist to promote family involvement and will provide guidance and supportive supervision for other adults in the classroom including Floaters, Foster Grandparents, interns and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a high school diploma or GED, and one of the following: a CDA credential or a state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, or be willing to enroll in a credentialing program upon hire, or be enrolled in a program that will lead to an Associate Degree in child development, early childhood, or equivalent coursework.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
• Must be able to physically interact with children, including talk, hear, sit, stand, walk; use hands to finger, reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and or move items of up to 40 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Must have excellent command of the English language and grammar, both verbal and written.
• Must be able to manually operate and use a computer and/or IPad.
• Ability to clearly hear and understand telephone conversations.

TO APPLY:
Submit an application online at www.dmcoc.org/hiring, via email to tmurray@smcoc.org or in-person at the DMCOC office. An application is considered complete if it includes the following: Resume, Cover Letter and Completed Application. All potential employees must pass all criminal background checks.

DMCOC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Upcoming Events

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Senior Center BINGO
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm Decatur Macon County Senior Center
Nov
21
Wed
2018
BUNCO
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm Decatur Macon County Senior Center
Support Group for Women Survivors of Sexual Violence
Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Growing Strong
Support Group for Women Survivors of Sexual Violence @ Growing Strong | Decatur | Illinois | United States
Open to Women 18 years and Older 100% Free and Confidential