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 the Teacher and Parents. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.
Currently seeking or willing to participate in Early Childhood Development coursework is encouraged. (Financial resources available through TECTA.)
Edu-Care is a State Licensed, Quality 3 Star-Rated Program offering full-time care to infants through preschool age children. We opened our doors in November of 1996 as part of the ministry of the Lighthouse Church. For 25 years, we have continued to grow and serve the families of the Signal Mountain, TN area. Our purpose and mission is to meet the educational and developmental needs of our children in a loving and safe environment that helps to build trust and strong healthy attachments. We want children to have the opportunity to experience and explore their world as teachers provide quality supervision, support, and intentional learning opportunities.