About the Role
An assistant teacher is a salaried employee who provides support to the teaching staff of the Preschool and Parent’s morning out programs. The assistant teacher helps the teacher in managing the classroom, ensuring safety and cleanliness, setting up and breaking down the classroom, supervising lunchtime and snack time, monitoring children’s diapers and toilet training, reporting and documenting accidents and injuries, assisting with the behavioral system program, substituting in another classroom when needed, and performing other duties as required. The assistant teacher also assists the teacher with preparing and implementing the lesson plans, and stays up to date on developments in early childhood education.
Hours and Duration: 8:30 AM-1:30 PM on assigned days for the school year. This may require minimal work outside of school hours when needed.
Supervision: This position is supervised by the Dayschool Director.
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A degree or certification in early childhood education is preferred.
Experience: Previous experience working with young children in a preschool setting is preferred.
Skills: The assistant teacher should have excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills. The assistant teacher should also be able to work well with children, parents, teachers, and other staff members.
Training: The assistant teacher should complete 10 hours of training per year in addition to CPR and First aid certification.
Professionalism: The assistant teacher should maintain a professional behavior consistent with a church sponsored school.