On-Call Substitute Teacher, Hoya Kids Learning Center - University Human Resources

Washington D.C.
Dec 07, 2016
May 24, 2017
Full Time
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On-Call Substitute Teacher, Hoya Kids Learning Center - University Human Resources

Georgetown University's Hoya Kids Learning Center was established to meet the needs of the children of University faculty, staff, and students, and to help Georgetown University parents to balance work and family responsibilities. The Learning Center is a key component of the University's commitment to weave family needs into the fabric of the University community and its educational mission. Through access to excellent child care, the University integrates its educational and scholarly missions, as well as the program and activities of the Center, as appropriate. The Center provides not only an atmosphere in which children can thrive as part of the Georgetown family, but also the highest quality child care possible and an optimal environment for each child.

The On-Call Substitute Teacher assists teachers and assistant teachers in providing an age- appropriate child development program and activities by creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for children, complying with statutory, regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements, conducting and planning programs and activities that implement an emergent curriculum, and developing and maintaining a relationship with parents that meets individual child's needs.  The On-Call Substitute Teacher has duties that include but are not limited to:

Creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for children

  • Demonstrating care and affection for each individual child.
  • Identifying and taking appropriate actions to eliminate unhealthy and unsafe conditions.
  • Assisting in classroom maintenance, toileting routines and meal/snack preparation.

Complying with statutory, regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements

  • Adhering to said requirements.
  • In cooperation with Center staff, correcting existing or potential deficiencies within the classroom or Center itself.

Conducting and planning programs and activities that implement the Center's curriculum

  • Planning and preparing materials and supplies for activities.
  • Conducting and/or assisting with planned activities.
  • Challenging each child to develop his or her own potential.

Developing and maintaining a relationship with parents which meets individual child's needs

  • Verbal and written communication concerning each child's daily activities and development.
  • Communicating concerning behaviors, incidents, progress and problems.


  • Enjoy working with children
  • Strong relationship and communication skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Some college level credits in Early Childhood Education (CDA and/or Associate's degree accepted) or equivalent experience
  • Computer experience - to include email, internet research, word processing, and PowerPoint

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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