SunnyVale Childcare Center LLC

Assistant Teacher

Reference ID : 71557
Location : Ashland, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher or Teacher in curriculum implementation and classroom management. The Assistant Teacher supervises classes during nap and break times and works with various age groups in various classrooms. The Assistant Teacher promotes the social, physical and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the school's staff to create an environment of learning and keeps parents informed of the progress of child(ren).


        Assists the Lead Teacher or Teacher with the implementation of the company-provided curriculum, which includes communicating and interpreting, both verbally and in writing, by preparing written, age-appropriate lesson plans.

        Assists the Lead Teacher or Teacher with the development of age-appropriate lesson plans of each child by visually observing the development of each child and listening to the verbal feedback from each child during classroom activities.

        Interacts with children and models socially-appropriate behavior on the playground and in the classroom by developing and participating in physical activities that require frequent standing, kneeling, bending, stooping and lifting to engage each child.

        Assists the Lead Teacher or Teacher in conducting regular classroom observations that reflect the age-appropriate interests of children in the Lead Teacher's classroom.

        Established and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment by adhering to all policies and procedures, verbally communicating to students, staff or the Director regarding potential hazards or injuries and visually ensuring face-to-name is completed accurately and being utilized.

        Communicates, both verbally or in writing, suspected child abuse or neglect to local child protective agencies as required by the law.

        Working with the Lead Teacher or Teacher, provides daily, written and oral feedback to parents regarding the social and intellectual development of their child(ren).

        Attends, in-person, all staff trainings and meetings that are conducted by the school director.

        Treats each child with respect and dignity by recognizing and considering the unique background of each child, including children with disabilities.

        Creates and maintains an intellectually stimulating and age-appropriate classroom environment through creative means, including the display of student artwork and crafts and other documentation of learning; and arranging bulletin boards.

        Regularly opens and closes the assigned classroom in the morning and evening and conducts daily attendance visually and in writing.

        Cleans the classroom by sweeping, sanitizing toys and surfaces, and disposing of garbage twice a day.


        Must meet state licensing requirements for education.

        Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.

        Preferred: previous experience in a licensed childcare center; a CDA and CPR/First Aid certification

        Must be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing.

Salary : $13 to $14/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Ashland, VA

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