Patches Academy

Early Childhood - Infant Room Aid- FULL TIME

Reference ID : 62857
Location : Spring Hill, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

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 Assistant 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, maintenance, 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.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves

Collaborative personality that is flexible and works to build a team



Benefits

  • Paid Training days
  • Health insurance available
  • Earned Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

About Us

Patches Daycare and Academy is a premier, full time educational facility located in Spring Hill, TN. Our mission is to develop lifelong learners through a multicultural academic approach in early childhood development. Our core values include:

1.    Safety- Our focus is to allow children to thrive is a safe and loving environment.

2.    Imaginative Play- We believe children learn best through imaginative exploration where they are able to create and grow.

3.    Hands-On Experiences- Children are able to build on applying what they know when they can use a variety of learning styles including hands on experiences.

4.    Social Emotional Learning- Children must develop an understanding of their own needs and wants as well as the environment around them. We believe a strong focus on teaching children social emotional connections is important.

5.    Flexibility- Today's world is everchanging and children need to learn how to be flexible with a creative environment and strive to show their strengths.

6.    Relationships- Our focus is to build lasting relationships of trust, security and learning for all.



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

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