Before and after School Teacher
The Red Wagon Learning Center is looking for talented individuals who thrive in an environment that promotes success through creativity, innovation, collaboration and fun. Come be a part of an awesome team of committed individuals with a passion for children and learning. We offer site Director training; competitive hourly rates, paid time off, and special discount rates for employee's children. Program hours are 6:30-9:30 am and 2:00-6:30 pm (Approximately 30-32 hours/week). In this exciting role, you'll be trained and have the chance to do the following: Plan and facilitate core programming to advance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children. Work collaboratively with peers, share program-related information and share in collective tasks. Encourage creativity and intellectual curiosity by building on the student's interests and talents. Follow licensing regulations/standards, such as reporting child incidents and proper health and hygiene procedures. Continuously monitor environment, including outside play areas to maintain a safe and healthy site. Provide a caring family-oriented environment where positive staff, child, and parent relationships are fostered. Drive a 15 passenger van to and from schools for student pick up and drop offs. Here's what you'll need: High school diploma, certificate of high school equivalency OR Successful completion of at least 6 credits from an accredited college or university AND 1 year of experience working with children in an approved setting, (registered child care home, licensed child care center, nursery school, church operated school, or similar setting) OR 1 year of experience as a registered family child care provider OR 1 year of college (30 semester hours) OR Combination of experience and college that equals 1 year In addition, you will need: Ability to motivate and engage children and manage behavioral challenges. Serves as a positive role model; must be enthusiastic, energetic, creative and sensitive to children. Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing needs. Good judgment and sound decision making. Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children. Available to work full day shifts on school off days such as Fairfax County teacher work days and snow days. Also available to work full time during winter, spring and summer camps.