Tuckaway-Ellwood House

Preschool Assistant Teacher- Full Time Position- Tuckaway Ellwood House

Reference ID : 74045
Location : Richmond, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Are you an energetic, hardworking educator looking for a rewarding career in helping to shape the minds of children? Tuckaway Ellwood House Child Development Center is a locally owned child care center who prides ourselves on being a home away from home. We are currently seeking a FULL TIME PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER to help foster the learning of the whole child! Available shifts for this position is 7:30am- 4:30am, 8:00am- 5:00pm or 9:00am- 6:00pm.

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  • Assist Lead Teachers in overall supervision and daily class functions of a class of children
  • Assessment of each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
  • Implementation of lesson plans and daily classroom schedule through the use of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Provision of an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration and decision-making by the children
  • Accepts responsibility for light housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds
  • Maintains professional attitude and work behavior
  • Assists in other capacities as determined by the Director
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions as determined by the Director
  • Observes all rules and regulations of our program and the minimum standards set by the Virginia Department of Social Services pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.


  • Strong knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.
  • Must be comfortable performing various tasks such as changing diapers, wiping noses, performing various cleaning tasks such as sweeping and mopping floors, wiping tables, taking out the trash, etc.
  • At least 6 months previous teaching experience with a quality preschool, child care center, or public or private school system is preferred.
  • Certifications or degree related to early childhood or preschool or elementary education is also desirable.
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Completion of Department of Social Services 10 hour Virginia Preservice Training and 3 hour Virginia Health and Safety Training for Child Care Staff (this is a free training.)


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance- full time staff
  • Employee Child Care Tuition Discount- full time staff
  • Personal Time Off (PTO)- full time staff
  • Holiday Pay after completion of training period- full time staff
  • Flexible Schedules

Salary : $12 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Richmond, VA

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