Childcare Teacher Assistant- Floater

CHILDCARE TEACHER ASSISTANT: Part-Time Floater (with benefits)

A Part-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 25 hours per week; Monday thru’ Friday; 12:00pm-5:00pm with some flexibility needed.

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

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