Teacher Assistant

Elder's Childcare
Fort Washington, MD
Nov 21, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Duties* Supervise and monitor the safety of children in their care* Prepare and organize mealtimes and snacks for children* Help children keep good hygiene* Change the diapers of infants and toddlers* Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about the world and explore interests.* Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime* Keep records of childrenA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s progress, routines, and interestIntroduce babies and toddlers to basic concepts and help preschool-age children prepare for kindergarten in a safe learning environment. Help children learn from playing, solving problems, questioning, and experimenting by using Stories and rhyming games to teach language and vocabulary. Help involve the children in creative activities, such as art, dance, and music. Assistant teacher needs to prepare daily and long-term schedules of activities to stimulate and educate the children in their care, as well as monitor and keep records of childrenA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s progress.Communication skills. Must be able to talk with parents and colleagues about the progress of the children in their care. They to both provide this information effectively and good listening skills to understand parentsA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents instructions.Decision-making skills. Good judgment is necessary for Assistant teachers to respond to emergencies or difficult situations.Instructional skills. Assistant teachers need to be able to explain things in terms young children can understand and adapt to their specific learning styles.Interpersonal skills. Assistant teachers need to work well with people to develop good relationships with parents, children, and colleagues.Patience. Working with children can be stressful at times, so Assistant teachers need to be able to respond to overwhelming and difficult situations calmly.Physical stamina. Working with children can be physically taxing, so childcare workers should have a lot of energy.As staff members of all teachers are required to adhere to ElderA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s Inc., Staff Values and Culture Guide.Work SchedulesTypical work schedule is Monday-Friday year-round.Education, License and TrainingHigh school Diploma RequiredC.D.A Certification or College Degree in Early Childhood Ed (Required)Previous experience working with children and in Child Care environments required.Postsecondary education in early childhood education is a benefitJob Type: Full-timeSalary: Depend on experienceJob Type: Full-timePay: $14.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Employee discount* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursementSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Fort Washington, MD: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Experience:* Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)* Childcare: 3 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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