The Garden Early Learning Academy

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Reference ID : 64790
Location : Conyers, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Under the supervision of the Director, in cooperation with other staff, and consistent with the center's mission, the Infant/Toddler Teacher is responsible for implementing the education and social development of children. The job description of an Infant/Toddler Teacher involves patience, a compassionate and friendly demeanor, the ability to think creatively, and a background in early childhood education. The Infant/Toddler Teacher will demonstrate leadership abilities by creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for children enrolled, while making sure that the classroom quality is reaching goals and standards. The Infant/Toddler Teacher assistant will comply with day to day operations in accordance to state licensing. 


  1. Be able to provide sound, caring and positive leadership for staff and children. 
  2. Able to maintain a safe and fun environment for children 
  3. Provide, to everyone, extraordinary customer service to parent(s).
  4. Be able to recognize and implement safety standards in all program activities.
  5. Be able to participate effectively with other staff in implementing creative and fun activities for students.
  6. Have a good understanding of the mission and values of the Center and be able to demonstrate and teach based on those values.
  7. Pass a criminal background check.
  8. At least 1 year experience in early childhood programs.
  9. Must have current CPR and First Aid certifications or achieve in first 90 days.
  10. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  11. Perform all physical aspects of the position, including frequently moving around, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 30 pounds at a time.
  12. Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/ dangerous situations.


Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Strives to meet or exceed goals.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work actively outdoors and/or indoors while supervising children and staff. Ability to climb, walk, run, stoop, squat or kneel. Ability to lift and carry equipment to appropriate destinations or affect the carrying of such equipment. Ability to use senses which enable safe supervision including seeing and/or hearing.

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About Us

" The Garden Early Learning academy takes a very detailed and individual approach to early childhood education. We do our best to limit our class sizes so that each child receives the dedicated and individualized attention each crave in order reach their highest potential. Our Teachers and administrators work together to meet the intellectual, social, behavioral, and emotional needs of each and every child we serve." ~ Alicia-Marie Walker, Director

Salary : $12 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Conyers, GA

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