Childcare Teacher Assistant- Toddlers

CHILD CARE TEACHER ASSISTANT: TODDLERS

Full-time position with excellent benefits package; Basic Schedule: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week; Shift is 8:00am – 4:30pm, with some flexibility as needed. Provide care for toddler aged children. Come join a creative and dedicated team who nurtures our community’s children.

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 5 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
• 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 / Equivalency Diploma preferred

OR

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

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