Apostles Preschool & Childcare

Assistant Teacher

Reference ID : 48737
Location : Chesapeake, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


We are seeking an experienced Assistant Teacher to work in our early childhood classrooms, assisting in the daily care of children; building of positive relationships with children, parents, and staff; creating a safe, clean, and inviting environment; planning and managing a developmentally appropriate classroom.

Hours:

Infant Room Assistant Teacher: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm

Two-Three's Assistant Teacher: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm


Duties

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting the teacher in implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans to meet the needs of the children in the classroom.
  • Creating a classroom that is fun and supports play and learning.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, healthy and nurturing environment learning environment.
  • Support the social and emotional development of each child.
  • Provide positive guidance and reinforcement.
  • Established positive relationships with families.
  • Provide proper supervision of children at all times.
  • Diaper changing and potty training
  • Maintaining a commitment to professionalism in all communications with children, families, staff and supervisors.

Requirements

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma/GED required, CDA or currently enrolled in college courses in a related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • At least 6 months experience assistant teaching in an early childhood or school age program
  • A passion for educating and nurturing children.
  • Strong work ethic, must be dependable and have reliable transportation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Nurturing, compassionate attitude and an understanding of child development
  • Ability to pass all criminal background checks
  • Free from any disability which would prevent one from caring for young children
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to pass a Tuberculosis Screening
  • Must have or be willing to obtain within 90 days, First aid/CPR and Virginia Pre-service Training for Childcare Staff

Nice To Haves



Benefits


Paid vacations

Paid holidays

Paid sick leave

CDA Assistance

Childcare tuition discount



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

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