Posting ID : A1068469538
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Education Teaching
We are seeking an Assistant Teacher to work in our Toddler Room. The hours are 6:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, assists in the daily management and supervision of the classroom and children. Helps coordinate the children's personal care, hygiene, learning activities, specialized programs and positive guidance. Keeps director informed on a timely basis of pertinent issues regarding staff, children, families, and the program.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Education and Curriculum
Assists in implementing curriculum activities and lesson plans. Follows program schedule for the classroom.
Uses positive guidance techniques consistent with state licensing regulations; counsels children when social, academic or adjustment problems arise.
Keeps accurate and current records of each child's developmental milestones, student accidents, anecdotal notes, and attendance.
Assists in maintaining classroom bulletin boards.
Interactions with Parents, Staff and Director
Interacts professionally with current and prospective families.
Maintains appropriate primary caregiver groups.
Ensures that children are not exposed to equipment or situations that could affect their health and safety.
Accepts temporary work assignments in the event regularly scheduled staff is not available, such as taking full responsibility of the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher. May write, submit, and implement a lesson plan.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- At least 1-2 years working in a formal childcare setting
- High school diploma
- Reliable transportation
- Strong team player
- Must have a PASSION working with young children.
- Montessori experience a PLUS!