This teacher supports the classrooms and the 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. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting 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. Teachers are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.
State Licensing requirements, Introduction to Childcare profession, Skills and Strategies for the Childcare Teacher, and Fundamental of Infant and Toddler care. Experience in childcare is necessary. We prefer that the State of Wisconsin educational requirements be met prior to beginning the job.
We believe children engaged in active learning and play build a personal knowledge of the world around them through action, engagement and reflection. We believe that children make meaning of these experiences through interactions with teachers, parents, the community and each other.