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Child Care Assistant Teacher

Company: Joyful Care Children's Academy
Location: suffolk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryThe Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.DutiesAssist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.Follow all center policies and state regulations.Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalent Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.High energy.Ability to work well with others.Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills. An understanding of child development.Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.Must clear full background check and must pass health screening. BenefitsWhat We Offer:-Competitive compensation-Full-Time employee benefits after 60 Days-Annual pay increase-Longevity bonus- $500 after 5 years, $1000 after 10 years-Center offered meals-Health insurance offered-Dental and vision insurance offered (employer pays 50%)-10 Paid Federal Holidaysa.New Year's Dayb.Martin Luther King Jr. Dayc.George Washington's Birthdayd.Memorial Daye.Independence Dayf.Labor Dayg.Columbus Dayh.Veterans Dayi.Thanksgiving Dayj.Christmas Day-2 Weeks' vacation time annually (Full-Time Employees only)-Vacation time for part-time is based on hrs. worked (0.002 accrue rate)-7 paid sick days-Vacation longevity- 3 weeks' vacation after 5 years and 2 weeks sick time -Regular Day Off (RDO) offered once probation period is met and feasible-Teacher to children ratios followed-Discount programs for employees ( donation program offered-Breastfeeding area on site for nursing mothers -Continued focus on your professional development-Child Developmental Associate Credential (CDA) program paid for-Paid staff training/staff meetings-2 paid on-site professional development days-Center closed on staff professional development days-School entry is limited to personnel and enrolled children only-School is deep cleaned daily-Health screening of faculty and children in attendance is conducted daily-Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom-Your health and safety are our priority!We have protocols more stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our faculty and students-Your health and safety are our top concern. We have implemented stringent COVID-19 health and safety procedures, including the following: a.Personal protective equipment (PPE) procedures followed per CDC recommendations b.Hand Washing and sanitation procedures have been adapted to meet applicable CDC recommendations

Keywords: Joyful Care Children's Academy, Suffolk , Child Care Assistant Teacher, Other , suffolk, Virginia

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