The Substitute Service supports the Teachers and the Director of licensed childcare centers (infant to pre-K) by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Substitutes assist the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. Teacher Substitutes are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. This Position Reports to Director.
Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and
encourage participation by children.
Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and
availability of classroom materials.
Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
Follow all center policies and state regulations.
Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Professional child care experience.
Ability to work well with others.
Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
Access to email and internet.
An understanding of child development.
Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification a plus.
Professional Development as required by the Department of Human Services.
Must provide past employment and personal references.
Must clear full background check.
Must pass health screening.
High School Diploma or GED
Preferred: college credit in early childhood education or relate field of study. CDA or 6 hours of ECE credit preferred.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs, sit on the floor for interaction with children, be active on the playground, and be outside in hot and cold temperatures.
Full /Part day and week options. Self-selection of childcare centers in which to work. Daily employment scheduled directly with the childcare center.
A heart for children and the community.
Flexible schedule. Full /Part day and week options. Self-selection of childcare centers in which to work. Daily employment scheduled directly with the childcare center. Work when you are available and choose which job postings to apply to. Set the radius of distance you are able to travel to work.