Lead Teacher & Assistant Teacher
Company: Tender Loving Care Daycare
Posted on: March 11, 2019
This person assists the child care teacher in the classroom and shall work under the supervision of that teacher with a group of children.---- This person also helps carry out a daily program designed to meet the physical and developmental needs of a group of children.-- Pay $10-$14 per hour based on experience and education.---- -- Eligibility Criteria: The staff person selected for the position will be chosen according to the following criteria: Education Philosophy Experience -- Educational Requirements: A person hired to be assistant child care teacher shall be qualified in one of the following ways: -- The person shall be at least 18 years old and have satisfactorily completed one non-credit department-approved course in early childhood education or complete that training within 6 months after assuming the position. -- The person shall be at least 18 years old and have satisfactorily completed one course for credit in early childhood education or its equivalent at an institution of higher education, or is enrolled in that course within 6 months after assuming the position. -- The person shall have satisfactorily completed an assistant child care teacher training program approved by the Wisconsin department of public instruction. -- Experience Requirements: -------------- Must have 80 working days as a full-time assistant teacher or 120 working days as a half-time assistant childcare teacher. -- I.-------- Tender Loving Care Philosophy Tender Loving Care Childcare stresses the socio-emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual growth of each child.-- We strive toward the full development of the child in attaining positive self-image, accepting the differences of others, as well as helping children establish and attain these goals.-- In providing a non-threatening environment for children to be guided through learning experiences, Tender Loving Care hopes to foster a sense of security, acceptance, encouragement, and challenge for each individual.-- This is accomplished through varied and planned activities, such as, art time, group time, and field trips.-- We believe in providing support for the family unit as well. Tender Loving Care recognizes that it is becoming part of the extended family.-- It is not taking the place of family relationships. Tender Loving Care welcomes parents to visit and participate whenever possible. -- II.------ General Responsibilities: 1.-------- Communicate with the Director/Administrator regularly 2.-------- Maintain prompt hours; notify the Director/Administrator of illness 3.-------- Maintain neat and orderly classroom 4.-------- Work with other staff members in a cooperative manner 5.-------- Attend staff meetings 6.-------- Meet state requirement for continuing education and pursue professional development based of performance appraisals 7.-------- Follow Personnel Policies 8.-------- Become familiar with Licensing Rules 9.-------- Maintain on-going communication with parents 10.-- Other duties and responsibilities as delegated by the Director and/or Administrator -- -- III.-- Classroom Responsibilities: Maintain positive interactions among staff and children Interact frequently with children showing affection, interest, respect; be available and responsive to children; speak in a friendly, courteous manner Encourage children to use language Treat children of all races, religions, family background, and cultures with respect and consideration Provide children of both sexes with equal opportunities to take part in all activities Use positive approaches to help children behave constructively:-- Redirection, planning ahead, consistently clear rules, logical or natural consequences, problem-solving techniques Help children deal with anger, sadness, and frustration by comforting, identifying, reflecting feelings, and helping children use words to solve their problems Hold expectations of children's social behavior which are developmentally appropriate Encourage children to talk about feelings and ideas -- Developing a curriculum that is developmentally appropriate Modify the environment, schedule, and activities to meet child's special needs Provide for alternating time indoors and outdoors, periods of quiet and active play Offer choices during large portions of the day Balance child-initiated/staff-initiated activities Provide multi-racial, nonsexist, non-stereotyping pictures, dolls, books and materials Use media in limited amounts Plan hands-on activities to foster a positive self-concept, develop social skills, encourage children to think, reason, question, and experiment, encourage language development, enhance physical development, encourage creative expression Encourage sound health, safety, and nutritional practices Respect cultural diversity Conduct smooth and unregimented transitions Be flexible Handle routine tasks in a relaxed and individualized manner -- Maintain a developmentally appropriate physical environment -- Arrange space to accommodate children individually, in small group, and in large groups; define areas and have them ---prepared--- and ---inviting--- Arrange space to facilitate a variety of activities Offer age-appropriate materials and equipment Provide space for each child's belongings Create private areas for children to play and work alone Have soft elements available in the environment -- Maintain a safe and healthy atmosphere Record in a medical log book medications administered and treatment of any injuries Become aware of area resources for when in need of making referrals or reporting suspected child abuse Supervise children at all times Keep areas reasonable clean Maintain sanitary toileting and diapering areas Wash hands with soap and water at appropriate times:-- before feeding, before preparing or serving food, after handling pets, after diapering and toileting, before using waterplay table Cover all electrical outlets with protective caps Keep all chemicals, medicines and cleaning supplies out of the reach of the children and stored appropriately Become familiar with emergency procedures Promote good nutritional habits Inform parents of snack and meal menus, food consumption and other daily routines of their child Promote mealtime and snack times as pleasant social and learning experiences for children Hold infants while bottle feeding Sit with children during snacks and meals to provide a good role model and encourage conversation IV. Planning Develop lesson plans each week for the following week based on the children's current interest and skillsMaintain files on curriculum ides -- V. Assessment/Parent Communication Observe/assess all children and keep records/portfolios to share with parents on a regular basis as---------- --------------well as during parent/teacher conferences Reflect assessments of children's individual needs and interests through activities offered Oshkosh Northwestern.Category: Education, Keywords: Philosophy & Religion Teacher
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