Posted: April 1, 2022 Start Date: Immediately Position Type: Full-time Application Deadline: Posted Until Filled Salary: $28,000 - $32,000 DOE
The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is seeking Early Childhood Assistant Teachers to start immediately.
Successful applicants must be flexible and able to work with all ages 6 weeks through 5 years old. The assistant teacher will likely start by working between classrooms or wherever placed by the program director. A more permanent classroom placement will be considered after a preliminary time period. The assistant teacher supports the teachers and the program director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. The assistant teacher must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. The assistant teacher supports the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. The assistant teacher observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Assistant teachers are responsible for administering developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the lead teacher and the program director.
Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
Follow all center policies and state regulations.
Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Successful completion of High School or equivalent.
Early Education experience is a plus, not a must, but with a growth mindset to learn and grow within the field.
High energy and ability to work outdoors in all climates.
Ability to work well with others.
Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
An understanding of child development.
Excellent organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification. (Can obtain once hired)
Must clear full background check.
Submit a cover letter, Resume/CV, and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org