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Early Childhood Education - Assistant Teacher

Company: Early Learning Academies
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Early Learning Teachers Welcomed!Engaged. Motivated. Caring.We have an opening to join our team of passionate educators who want to make the world a better place through creating a magical learning environment for young children. Be a part of a growing community of early childhood educators who care about their teachers' joy and growth.Kids Country - Tacoma, WATitle: Early Childhood Education Assistant TeacherPositions available in the following classrooms:

  • Infants
  • PreschoolWhat We Offer Our Teachers:
    • Our wonderful company emergent curriculum that empowers teachers to teach to the child and what the children want to learn, not to an outdated, dusty program
    • Flexible schedule with the option to work part-time or the schedule that fits your life
    • Opportunity for professional development paid for by the company through our partnership with Child Care Education Institute, in addition to state trainings
    • Opportunity for advancement within the first year
    • Unmatched, generous employee childcare discount (50% off for infants and toddlers, 75% for preschool and school age)
    • Competitive benefits plan including medical, dental, and visionSkills:
      • Love of working with children!
      • Knowledge of or ability to learn early childhood education standards.
      • Proactive and team-oriented attitude to create a successful team environment.
      • Ability to create a positive learning environment for children.
      • Communication skills that reflect professionalism and kindness at all times.Primary Tasks:
        • Plan and implement age-appropriate curriculum in accordance with the curriculum policy.
        • Responsible for the basic care needs of each child in the classroom including assistance with dressing, toileting, tying shoes, regular hand washing, face cleaning, and any other tasks associated with good personal hygiene.
        • Responsible for assisting the children with social development including teaching table manners during meals, working with a group of children to accomplish goals, teaching them to share, and other activities associated with social and emotional development.
        • Ensure your classroom is in compliance with child care state licensing regulations.
        • Provides daily physical gross motor activities with or without equipment or materials indoor and outdoor.
        • Complete any required daily forms such as Child Tracking Sheets, Attendance Records, and any other paperwork assigned such as Incident/Accident reports.
        • Participate in parent-teacher conferences.
        • Any other duties assigned by the Center Director.Additional Abilities/Work Environment:
          • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
          • Frequent periods of standing, stooping, bending, and occasional running.
          • Must be able to maintain a strict classroom schedule to ensure State "ratio" compliance.
          • Able to work a full assigned shift in order to maintain ratios shift schedules are typically 8 hours with a 30 minute break.
            • Must have all DCYF required trainings, TB Test, proof of MMR.If you are looking for a company that is understanding of your commitments, don't hesitate to apply! If you are a working parent, we encourage you to apply! We have a very generous employee childcare discount. If you are a student, we can work around your class schedule and availability.Applicants must demonstrate that they can meet the State of Washington mandates regarding COVID-19 vaccinationsEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.#ELA-NW1

Keywords: Early Learning Academies, Tacoma , Early Childhood Education - Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Tacoma, Washington

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