Nanny's Early Learning Center

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 62224
Location : Columbia, MO
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

 As an assistant teacher, you will work with students and assist classroom teachers to provide a comprehensive educational program. Our ideal candidate is industrious, cooperative and knowledgeable about educational best practices and child development.


You will be expected to:

  • Help prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Work with students individually or in small groups for extension or remediation
  • Provide extra help as needed to students with physical, mental, or linguistic limitations
  • Help maintain detailed records of students' progress on instructional or behavioral goals

We're looking for teachers who are:

  • Empathetic and caring
  • Patient and kind
  • Good at planning and organizing
  • Creative and flexible
  • Enthusiastic about learning
  • Passionate yet pragmatic
  • Able to have a sense of humor yet remain respectful of differences
  • Willing to take risks for the sake of the children

Duties


  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Assist the lead teacher in ensuring that all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Assist the lead teacher with planned activities, and maintaining hygiene and safety standards.
  • Help maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Help prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Work with students individually or in small groups for extension or remediation
  • Help prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Provide extra help as needed to students with physical, mental, or linguistic limitations

Requirements


  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • A High School Diploma and either a CDA or six college credit hours, or willingness to earn one of these within one year.

Nice To Haves

Experience working with children

College Credit hours in Early Childhood fields.

Benefits


  • Full-time positions offer the following benefits:
  • Discounted childcare
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Dental, vision, and term-life insurance
  • Consistent weekday schedules
  • Daily meals provided
  • A relaxed and supportive family environment
  • In house training available for career advancement
  • Partnership with a program that pays for 85% of tuition when pursuing a degree in an Early Childhood field

About Us

Are you interested in a rewarding and fulfilling career with Nanny's Early Learning Center?

We are always looking for loving, dedicated and reliable male and female teachers to join our team. There's room in our relaxed and supportive faculty for both full and part-time career opportunities, with extensive in-house training for Child Development Associate (CDA) certification.



Salary : $12 to $17/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Columbia, MO

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