Lambs and Ivy School

Pre-K Assistant Teacher Position

Reference ID : 26450
Location : Cordova, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Lambs and Ivy School is currently seeking a reliable, trustworthy, and energetic teacher to effectively assist the three year old lead teachers with their daily activities in the classroom. The Teacher Assistant 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 Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistants 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.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the responsibilities of the role.

Requirements


  • 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. 
  • Stand and walk for short and long periods of time
  • Lift up to 40 pounds

Nice To Haves


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.

Benefits


  • CDA Certificate
  • Cellular Phone Discounts
  • Life Insurance


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Cordova, TN

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