Assistant Teacher
Menomonee Falls, WI 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Job Description
ESC has several openings for Assistant Teacher’s with our premier corporate client’s Child Development Center (CDC).  The Assistant Teacher is an entry-level role for an individual with a passion for working with children and a willingness to obtain an Early Childhood Certification.  The Assistant Teacher assists in the daily care of the children in the Center; assuming the role of Primary Teacher when replacing the Primary Teacher in the classroom for lunch breaks, planning times, vacations, etc. and assisting in housekeeping, organizing, food service, project preparation and other general Child Development Center (CDC) activities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
FOLLOW CENTER POLICIES AND PROCEDURES AND STATE LICENSING RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • Maintain safety, care, and nurturance of children at all times
  • Uphold/implement Creative Curriculum set forth by the Primary Teachers and follow Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • Uphold WMELS guidelines
  • Accurately track children in your care and maintain appropriate teacher/child ratios during the course of your shift
  • Assist Primary Teachers in maintaining a classroom environment that meets all State and organization policies/procedures

MAINTAIN NECESSARY CERTIFICATION TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended/required training
  • Meet yearly continuing education requirements
  • Ensures necessary documentation around First Aid and Infant/Child CPR with AED training  is met on a bi-annual basis

PROVIDE QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS AT EACH INTERACTION
  • Treat all the children with dignity and respect
  • Maintain confidentiality of the children and parents
  • Work well with fellow associates and supervisors to ensure the needs of the children are met
  • Write notes on the Daily Connect App relaying information to the parents from the Primary Teacher and/or from the parents to the Primary Teacher as the need arises and charting all diaper changes, feedings, and naps
  • Greet parents and children throughout the center

QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED
  • Early Childhood I certified
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others
  • If hired, Drug Screen, Health Exam and TB test required

PREFERRED
  • Early Childhood II certified
  • Educational background in Early Childhood
  • 80 full days (or 120 half days) working experience in a licensed childcare facility
  • First Aid and Infant/Child CPR with AED training
  • Fundamentals of Infant/Toddler Development Certified
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome Certified
  • Child Abuse/Neglect Certified
  • Customer service experience
  • Regular attendance is key to performing the job

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to travel from Site 1 to Site 2 to Summer Camp when applicable
  • Able to lift 40lbs
  • Standing, sitting, squatting, bending, twisting, walking, and moving at a fast pace
  • Flexibility within hours of operation

PERKS / BENEFITS
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401K
  • Employee Discount
  • Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Athletic Club / Pharmacy / Medical Center / Bank / Spa
  • Guaranteed 40 hour work weeks with the ability for overtime hours
  • Paid lesson planning time on a weekly basis
  • Inservices & renewing of certifications paid by company

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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