The Red Barn Child Care Center

Infant Teacher Assistant

Reference ID : 18139
Location : Clarksville, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Ensure the safety and well-being of each child by responding to their emotional, social, and physical needs as well as their educational needs

Utilize developmentally appropriate practice and best practice methods at all times

Be warm and nurturing with children

Be a positive role model for all care giving staff and children

Be customer service orientated and professional

Provide excellent customer service according to the standards of The Red Barn


Duties

Including, but not limited to, the following:

Engage children in activities and play that stimulates their development

Be the primary caregiver for up to four children in the classroom

Help facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants

Appropriately supervise children while keeping them safe at all times

Assist children with activities of daily life (e.g., diapering, feeding, dressing)

Creating and maintaining an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children

Establish a professional level of rapport with each family in order to provide quality care and friendly service

Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing curriculum and planning daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants

Assist with the completion of daily sheets

Communicate with coworkers & administration regarding all aspects of the children's care as well as classroom management

Maintain a professional self-image and project the values of the organization at all times


Requirements

An Assistant Infant Teacher must:

Be at least 18 years of age

Have a high school degree or equivalent education

Have at least 1 year of experience working with children and/or a certificate in early childhood education or currently working towards the completion of one

Submit to various background checks including those completed through the Department of Human Services

Be CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen certified or obtain certification within first 90 days

Complete a physical and drug screening and provide documentation of both

Be mentally and physically capable of caring for a group of children

Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences

Have an awareness of the unique needs of infants and have appropriate expectations of their abilities

Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry children up to 40 lbs

Be available for consistent hours of employment and able to work as late as 6:00 pm

Have dependable transportation


Nice To Haves


Be able to make a commitment for a least one year to provide continuity for the children and their families


Benefits




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

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