Big Oak Child Care Center

Part-Time Float Teacher

Reference ID : 7855
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



Big Oak is an example in Madison and beyond for high quality, community-based, and progressive early childhood education. Big Oak is Youngstar rated 5 out of 5 stars, state licensed and city accredited.

We are seeking loving and professional people to join our talented team.

As a Float Teacher, hours can be anywhere from 20-40 hours per week depending on your schedule. Your daily schedule would be 12noon-6pm or 2pm-6pm. The Float moves around from room to room helping as needed. Floats are assistants in the rooms, and engage at the child’s level, while also assisting teacher with their needs.

Philosophy Statement and Values: Big Oak recognizes the importance of play in the learning process for young children. Play is the basis for learning in our programs. Big Oak works to empower children, promote individuality, and develop strong partnerships with families while creating an environment that helps young children attain physical, cognitive, social, and emotional achievements, preparing them for the next step in life.

Each child brings to Big Oak a history of life experience and cultural heritage. Partnerships between families and the Center are essential to the growth and development of the individual child. We strive to create and promote these strong partnerships with families and create a sense of community that is thoughtful, warm and compassionate.


  • Model and promote the mission, vision, and philosophy and values
  • Work collaboratively with co-teachers, lead teacher and program coordinator
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Engage children at eye-level, play, and work one-on-one with children
  • Facilitate conflict resolution on a developmentally appropriate level
  • Acknowledge, respect, and meet children and family’s individual needs
  • Utilize developmentally appropriate classroom expectations and behavior modification strategies
  • Communicate with parents/guardians on a daily basis
  • Supervise the health and safety of the children
  • Maintain constant supervision of the children in care


  • A certificate from The Registry indicating that the person is qualified to work as an Assistant Teacher

Nice To Haves


Salary : 13 to 13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Madison, WI

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter