Arts for Kids

Infant Assistant Teacher

Reference ID : 16833
Location : Oshkosh, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Arts for Kids is currently hiring for a reliable, caring, compassionate and fun-loving Assistant Teacher for our Infant Room. Hours would be Monday - Friday, approximately 7:30am- 4:30pm, though hours may change to meet the needs of our infants.

Arts for Kids is interested in employees who:

* want to provide the very best education and care for children

* understand the importance of play and enjoy having fun

* value being a part of a goal-oriented team

* are interested in continuing education


Duties

1.   Aid children in eating, dressing, diapering, and washing hands and faces, and other activities to foster appropriate habits.

2.   Dispense medications as necessary according to parents signed parents' permission slip if lead teacher cannot.

3.   Work with other staff to develop individual potentials of children.

4.   Display ability to initiate a group activity during free choice time.

5.   Take over Lead teacher position in his\ her absences.

6.   Responsible for assisting in assigned classroom and other classroom, as director deems necessary.

7.   Assist lead teacher in maintaining a clean and appropriate atmosphere for the children to be in.

8.   Aid in washing and sterilizing classroom toys on a daily basis.

9.   Aid in keeping classroom clean and neat avoid collection of paper, books, etc., from collecting on shelves, cabinets, children's cubbies, etc.

10.Aid in keeping children's cubbies in a clean and orderly manner.

11.Maintain confidentiality

12.Report any suspected abuse or neglect to lead teacher/or director and document appropriately.

13.Attend in service and staff meetings.

14.Be an advocate for children's concerns.

15.Be familiar with and follow center program polices, philosophy and licensing regulations.

16.Encourage children to use language.

17.Maintain sanitary toileting and diapering areas.

18.Wash hands with soap and water at appropriate times before feeding, before preparing food, before and after diapering.

19.Record in a medical logs any medications given and any treatment of injuries. Complete incident report, if needed.

20.Become familiar with emergency procedures.

21.Promote mealtime and snack times as a pleasant social and learning experience for children.

22.Hold infants while bottle feeding.

23.Inform parents of food consumption and other daily routines of their child.

24.Sit with children during snacks and meal to provide a good role model and encourage conversation.


Requirements

Must have or willing to obtain certificates in Introduction to the Child Care Profession and Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care. Courses must be completed within 6 months of hire. Prefer candidates with a Registry Level 7 or higher or at least 6 credits of Early Childhood Education. Prefer candidates to have at least 1 year experience working in a group childcare center. Must have or are willing to obtain certifications in: CPR/FirstAid, Mandated Reporter, SIDS and Abusive Head Trauma Prevention.


Nice To Haves


Must have or willing to obtain certificates in Introduction to the Child Care Profession and Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care. Courses must be completed within 6 months of hire. Prefer candidates with a Registry Level 7 or higher or at least 6 credits of Early Childhood Education. Prefer candidates to have at least 1 year experience working in a group childcare center. Must have or are willing to obtain certifications in: CPR/FirstAid, Mandated Reporter, SIDS and Abusive Head Trauma Prevention.


Benefits


Benefits for full-time staff including:

*reduced child care rates of $13/day per child

*vacation after 1 year of employment

*sick pay and holiday pay after 90 days of employment

*health, dental, short-term disability, life, accidental, cancer indemnity and hospital insurance after 90 days of

employment

*simple IRA retirement plan with 3% company match after 90 days of employment

*paid continuing education - up to $75/year after 90 days of employment

*participation in the T.E.A.C.H. and R.E.W.A.R.D. program.



Salary : $9 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Oshkosh, WI

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