Employment

Preschool Teacher Assistant

OLIVET PRESCHOOL TEACHER ASSISTANT – Part-time

Summary

The Assistant Teacher provides daily age-appropriate instructional assistance to children 5 and under in a safe, nurturing, Christian environment as part of a teaching team.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in age-appropriate instruction using best practices following the curriculum
  • Assist in maintaining records on each child’s progress and development
  • Be able to supervise, guide and direct up to 12 children collectively with teacher on a daily basis in classroom, on playground and on field trips
  • Implement positive and effective behavior management of children of all times
  • Assist children to the bathroom, with diapers and with clothing as needed
  • Assist and guide students during emergency situations
  • Help ensure that appropriate supplies are on hand
  • Maintain a well-organized safe and attractive classroom environment for optimal growth and development of children
  • Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests and needs to facilitate learning and growth
  • Establish a positive relationship with each child’s family
  • Attend monthly staff meetings

Physical Qualifications

  • Instruct from 9 am – 12 pm each school day
  • Be present for prepping/cleaning up 8:45-9:00 am and 12-12:15 pm
  • Be available for assigned hours before and after Preschool
  • Able to lift children weighing up to 50 lbs. and up to 50 inches tall
  • Able to supervise and provide a safe environment for multiple children
  • Able to get down to and up from the floor in order to play with, work with or help children

 Other Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Early Childhood teaching experience preferred
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certification
  • Provide a complete Staff Health Form
  • Special love of children age 2-5
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Professionalism

 To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Betsy Dishman, rebeccaolivetpreschool@gmail.com.

 

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