Childcare Teacher Assistant – Floater

Job description

CHILDCARE TEACHER ASSISTANT: Floater

A Full time floater position with excellent benefits is available in our Childcare program with ages 6 months to 5 years of age. Come join a dedicated team committed to providing quality care for the children in our community.
Basic work schedule is 40 hours per week; Monday thru’ Friday; hours varied.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the ultimate direction of the Child Care Site Supervisor, the Child Care Teacher Assistant is responsible to assist the Child Care Teacher in the planning and implementation of a program for social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. A Child Care Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting in the daily provision of activities and establishing a healthy routine for a group of children in the child care program. He or she assists in providing age appropriate daily activities and a positive framework for a safe and enriching classroom environment.
SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the Child Care Teacher with preparation, implementation and evaluation of the classroom activities and curriculum as a whole as well as specific activities.
  • Cares for children’s physical needs, which may involve lifting and carrying very young children.
  • Assists in maintaining an environment that is safe, healthy, orderly and appealing.
  • Shares with the Child Care Teacher observations and insights relating to specific children in the group.
  • Alerts the Child Care Teacher to children with special needs, to problems, incidents and emergencies to ensure appropriate intervention is taken.
  • Develops and maintains a cooperative working relationship with child care parents and guardians.
  • Assists in planning and implementing educational and recreational family activities that meet varying client needs.
  • Reports to the Child Care Teacher the need for supplies, materials, equipment and repairs.
  • Participates effectively in supervisory conferences and staff meetings
  • Assists with other related responsibilities as assigned.
  • Maintains self in professional manner at all times and adheres to The Neighborhood Center policy, procedures and Agency Mission Statement

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent

OR

  • One (1) year experience working with children less than 13 years of age. EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Work Location: One location

To apply for this job email your resume to jenniferw@neighborhoodctr.org