Red Caboose Child Care Center is licensed by the State of Wisconsin & Accredited by the City of Madison.
A Red Caboose teacher will provide direct care for children; plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities designed to meet their social-emotional, cognitive, creative, and physical needs; work with other staff; communicate with parents; and provide a warm and safe environment for children to grow and learn. This position must be able to treat each child and their families with respect and dignity, while supporting special needs, different family structures, and cultural differences. This position is represented by the Wisconsin Child Care Union.
A) Education - Must meet State Licensing requirements for a teacher, Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or AA/BS in Child Development, preschool education or a related field, or have equivalent experience.
B) Experience - Prefer at least one year experience, prefer experience with age group of position.
C) Physical - Must be able, within reason, to lift equipment and children during routine care (such as diapering, cuddling, napping and transitions). Must be able to participate in physical activities with the children (such as games and walking field trips). Must be able to keep children safe in an emergency (such as moving, holding or guiding children to safety).
D) Skills - Must demonstrate problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Red Caboose offers a generous benefit package that includes the option to enroll in health insurance, dental insurance, and vacation and sick accruals. Child care benefits, pension plans, and staff development opportunities are available.