Assistant Child Care Teacher, Hoya Kids - University Human Resources

Washington D.C.
Jul 28, 2018
Aug 16, 2018
Full Time
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Assistant Child Care Teacher, Hoya Kids - University Human Resources

Georgetown University's Hoya Kids Learning Center (HKLC) is a child development and preschool facility caring for children of students, faculty and staff of the university. Dedicated to providing the highest quality child care in a safe, nurturing and loving environment, Hoya Kids fulfills a key component of Georgetown's educational mission to weave family needs into the fabric of the University community. 

The Assistant Child Care Teacher implements program activities and assists in providing developmentally appropriate care and early education to children of Staff, Faculty, and Students of Georgetown University. Reporting to the Center's Director, with daily guidance and direction from the Assistant Director, Lead Teachers, or Classroom Assistant Teachers, the Assistant Child Care Teacher has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Creates and maintains a safe, healthy, nurturing, and stimulating environment for children.
  • Supports the Center staffing requirements (staff to child ratios) by covering the duties of an Assistant Teacher when a core teaching staff member (teaching staff assigned full time to a particular classroom) is absent from the classroom.
  • Conducts programs and activities that implement the emergent curriculum of the classroom.
  • Develops and maintains mutually supportive relationships with individual parents that enable both parents and teaching staff to meet each child's individual needs.
  • Works cooperatively with the Center's student assistants.


  • High School diploma or certified equivalency - preference for Associate's in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • CDA (or equivalent)
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently, communicate effectively and respectfully to children, families and colleagues; and show flexibility and open mindedness
  • Computer experience, to include email, and basic word processing and basic digital photography knowledge preferred. 
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a team member
  • Ability to communicate positively, effectively, and respectfully with children, families and colleagues
  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and open mindedness

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge and application of a play-based, child-centered learning environment
  • Experience working in a high quality early childhood program
  • Experience with Teaching Strategies GOLD online

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