Job: Assistant Preschool Teacher

Title Assistant Preschool Teacher
Categories Teacher
Salary Starting Pay Rate $11 – $12 per hour depending on experience and education
Job Information

I. General Function: The Assistant Preschool Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Preschool Teacher in: creating and maintaining a clean learning environment, forming and maintaining positive relationships with students, implementing curriculum, and documenting individual learning.

II. Entry Requirements
• Must be 18 years or older

• Must pass a Background check

• High School Diploma or higher

• Applicants must have completed the 45 hour course and have or be willing to pursue a CDA or a degree in ECE.

• Must be physically agile, highly energetic and be able to work both indoors and outdoors

III. Job Segments
• ADHERES to regular work and activity schedules.
• WEARS appropriate clothing for preschool (decide and state dress code expectations).
• IDENTIFIES safety hazards and immediately CORRECTS them or REPORTS them to supervisor.
• SUPERVISES children at all times and ENSURES the safety and care of every child.

• KNOWS and FOLLOWS health, safety, nutrition, and infection control policies and emergency procedures. KNOWS and APPLIES basic first aid and PREPARES accident reports in cases of accidents and injuries.

• CLEANS and STERILIZES equipment and toys daily. MAINTAINS a neat and orderly preschool environment. PERFORMS an equal share of general housekeeping duties. MAINTAINS and STORES equipment properly.
• COMFORTS children in times of need.

• SHOWS a warm, positive, and playful attitude and disposition. WORKS cooperatively and harmoniously with all staff.

• FOLLOWS and EXCEEDS licensing standards, FOCUS criteria, and Accreditation standards

• MAINTAINS a fun and interactive learning environment that is clean and organized.

• CREATES fun and interactive learning experiences.

• ASSISTS in the maintenance of portfolios for each child that document the work and projects that demonstrate a progression of learning.

• FORMS strong relationships with families.

• PARTICIPATES in monthly classroom parent meetings, fundraising activities and family events for the preschool.

• Actively PARTICIPATES in developing and furthering personal professional development plan and continuing education. MAINTAINS required level of training hours with required documentation.

• MAINTAINS a professional attitude and loyalty to the program and SUPPORTS the policies and philosophy of Children’s Choice.

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