Professional Openings

Floating Teacher Assistant - Exceptional Student Education

Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Thursday, Jun 6 2024



Easterseals Florida


Send resume to:

Valrico, Florida 33596 US

To apply for this position, please complete our online application on our careers site at the link provided: https://eastersealsflorida.e3applicants.com/careers


This position will start on June 24, 2024

Salary will be between $18.00 and $20.00 per hour, based on experience

Are you looking for a career opportunity that makes a difference in your community? Are you passionate about working with children? Easterseals Florida is seeking an Exceptional Student Education Teacher Assistant to join our team in our newest program, The School for Limitless Learning. With its play-based curriculum and inclusive approach to education for children who are neurodiverse or have other related disabilities, this new private school represents a significant milestone in our community. The Teacher Assistant is dedicated to providing essential support in creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for children during summer camp and throughout the school year.

What we offer:

  • Live and on demand Professional Development opportunities (Internal and external)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Several Supplemental Insurance Policies
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Easterseals Cares Wellness Program
  • Work Life Balance
  • The Opportunity to Make a Difference in the Community and the Organization

In addition to outstanding benefits, Easterseals Florida offers a discount rate on childcare for eligible children to our staff.

A snapshot of what you'll do during summer camp and throughout the school year:

  • Provide a positive, safe, stimulating, and inclusionary learning environment
  • Design and implement age-appropriate curriculum and activities
  • Provide constant supervision to ensure the safety and well-being of each child within the learning center
  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents and families
  • Work collaboratively with other educators and staff to promote a positive and cohesive team environment
  • Screen and assess children to determine developmental and educational needs
  • Float to various classrooms to provide breaks and coverage


  • A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field with coursework (preferred or not required)
  • A Florida Staff Credential (one of the following):
    • Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC),
    • Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC),
    • National Early Childhood Credential (CDA/NECC), or
    • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
  • Successful completion of the Florida Department of Children & Families 45-hour Child Care Training
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

For more information about the School for Limitless Learning, please go to https://eastersealsflorida.e3applicants.com/about-us/coming-soon-school-for-limitless-learning

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and communities. Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

Easterseals Florida is a Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).

Easterseals Florida is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Easterseals Florida is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact our HR department at (407) 629-7881, hr@fl.easterseals.com, 2010 Crosby Way, Winter Park, FL 32792.

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