Teacher Assistant

Phoenix, AZ, USA Req #1089
Friday, March 17, 2023

Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability. A New Leaf continues to grow to respond to needs in our community by developing comprehensive, relevant and effective services for vulnerable and underserved families, children, and adults.

The Early Childhood Education program focuses on each child’s unique characteristics, developmental needs, and interests to support their growth and development. A New Leaf’s Phoenix Day has offered quality early education in South Phoenix for more than 100 years, providing a solid educational foundation for children ages 0-5 from low-income households. Our role is to facilitate, assess, support, and nurture each child in their personal growth and development by providing access to a child-centered, emergent curriculum, health care, nutrition education, and parenting support services.

Additionally, all classrooms are immersion-based bilingual environments, exposing children to Spanish and English. This mix of students offers a diversity of language, culture, and backgrounds – greatly enriching the educational experience for all children. Through Phoenix Day, A New Leaf is bringing affordable, quality early childhood education to households across South Phoenix.
Pay: $15 - $18 (depending on years of experience)
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 6:00pm
Location: Phoenix, AZ


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Experience working with young children preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the education, supervision, and care of children 
  • Prepare daily reports, health checks and documentation as required by the program
  • Assist in planning and preparing the environment and activities for children 
  • Attend quarterly all staff meetings and promotional events
  • Assist with classroom education, assessments and lesson planning 
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with parents 
  • Welcome and work with visitors and volunteers 
  • Ensure the safety of children at all times 
  • Clean up, diapering, potty training of children – if age appropriate 
  • Serve meals and drinks to children 
  • Teach children healthy personal habits 
  • Assist in sanitizing of classroom, classroom materials, etc.

  • Must be able to pass various background checks
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of employment, education, criminal background search and driving records. A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participates in el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.

BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: direct deposit, competitive pay, accrued sick time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), annual team member appreciation event, informal, yet professional team environment.

Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness by providing employees with Annual Biometrics, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!

For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan:
- Health/Dental/Vision Coverage
- Accrued Sick and Vacation Time
- Paid Holidays
- Life Insurance & 401(K)
- AD&D / Short Term Disability
- Tuition Reimbursement

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA