Are you energetic, hardworking educator looking for a rewarding career in helping to shape the minds of children? Tuckaway is a locally owned child care center who prides ourselves on being a home away from home. We are currently seeking a Full Time or Part Time afternoon assistant teacher in our Infant room to help foster the learning of the whole child!
CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING
Strong knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.
Overall supervision and daily class functions of a class of children
Assessment of each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
Implementation of lesson plans and daily classroom schedule through the use of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Provision of an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration and decision-making by the children
Accepts responsibility for light housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds
Maintains professional attitude and work behavior
Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions as determined by the Director
Observes all rules and regulations of our program and the minimum standards set by the Virginia Department of Social Services pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
At least 6 months previous teaching experience with a quality preschool, child care center, or public or private school system is preferred.
Certifications or degree related to early childhood or preschool or elementary education is also desirable.
First Aid and CPR, or Ability to certify in CPR/First Aid
Department of Social Services 10 hour training called "Virginia Health and Safety Preservice Training for Child Care Staff" this is a free training.
For consideration please reply to this posting with a cover letter and resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
You can also check us out on our website at www.tuckawayschools.com for an application
PTO, Health, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, Childcare Discount