LEAPS'N BOUNDS Preschool

Early Childhood Preschool/Daycare - Assistant Teacher

Reference ID : 17527
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


We are seeking to add Full-Time assistant teachers IMMEDIATELY.

We refuse to be just another daycare - in addition to providing excellent pre-school training for children, we want to help parents, staff and our community to excel.

Our Philosophy:

- We create an environment that enables children to learn and grow through play.

- We place emphasis on the whole child, developing their social, emotional, physical, cognitive and language skills.

- It is our privilege to partner with parents to love, nurture and train their children. We approach every aspect of our childcare with this in mind.

- We work very hard to be the VERY BEST preschool in our area !!!


We value your motivation to succeed! If you want to join a center where you will make a difference, you've found it with us! If this sounds like a place where you would like to contribute your child care skills and experience, please reply and submit your resume:

The Assistant Teacher supports the Teachers 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. Assistant teachers are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.


Duties

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Must earn a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential by December 2019
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check.
  • Must pass health screening.
  • Work schedule as needed based on student ratios.

Nice To Haves



Benefits


Seven paid holidays for full-time staff.

Paid vacation time for full-time staff after their first year.

Compensation based on years of experience and education.


About Us


Find out more about who we are at www.leaps-n-bounds.com



Salary : $9 to $11/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Nashville, TN

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