Assistant Teacher, Child Development Center

Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 26, 2020
Nov 07, 2020
Full Time
Assistant Teacher, Child Development Center

The George Mason University Child Development Center invites applications for an entry-level Assistant Teacher in a toddler classroom. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: * Assists the classroom teacher in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate program, and assumes responsibility for the children in the group in the absence of the teacher; * Helps develop and maintain a safe, nurturing environment; * Supports the teacher in diapering and toileting procedures; * Assists with all written and verbal parent communication; and * Attends staff training as required.

Required Qualifications: * High school degree and completion of or working on a CDA credential issued by the Council for Professional Recognition or a minimum of 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education (ECE); * Demonstrated experience working with two-year-old children; * CPR and First Aid certification preferred, but may be completed after employment; and * Fingerprinting and sex offender background check will be conducted.

Preferred Qualification: * An Associate's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education and one year of classroom experience in an early childhood setting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09413z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. A philosophy of teaching may also be uploaded, but is optional.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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