Assistant Teacher Position Opening
Assistant teacher for preschool classroom
Part time-M-F morning (8:45-1:00)
August 22-May 19
Knowledge, Skills, Characteristics, and Experience:
Knowledge of early childhood development
Experience working with children 2-6
Experience or knowledge of play-based or Montessori preschool methods
Ability to work with a lead teacher and parents in a cooperative format
Sensitive to individual and cultural diversity
Must be able to maintain confidentiality
Effective written and oral communication
Clear criminal and child abuse background check through DHS upon hire and every 2 years thereafter.
Must submit fingerprints to FBI for a national criminal background check and repeat after 4 years.
Complete CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions and Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse trainings upon hire.
In first year of employment complete 12 hours of training provided by DHS either on-line or in-person.
Complete 10 hours of training (approved by DHS and lead teacher) after the first year of employment
Assist lead teacher in providing appropriate early childhood education experiences
Assist in promoting and supervising the healthy emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of each child
Assist in evaluation of children in preparation of parent conferences
Purchase items needed for daily snacks (usually done on a weekly basis)
Schedule field trips or assist parent field trip coordinator
Assist with Lunch Bunch as requested
Assist parent volunteers in the classroom
Assist in the arrangement and upkeep of the classroom and all classroom equipment and materials
Help children establish good habits of toileting and personal hygiene
Assist in supervising all activities to ensure safety of each child at all times
Attend fall parent orientation and spring end of year celebration
Optional attendance of monthly preschool board meetings
Assume lead teacher responsibilities in the absence of the lead teacher
Must have reliable transportation and auto insurance
Able to stand at least 4 hours
Able to bend, stoop, and lift up to 60 pounds
Able to sit on the floor for extended periods of time
High School diploma or GED
Experience working with children ages 2-6
Prefer a 2 year degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.
Please send resume and references to email@example.com
Revised May 2017
Adventures Preschool is a non-profit, state licensed, equal opportunity organization