• Assistant Teacher - Community Preschool and Child Care

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    2018-1952
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Child Care
  • Overview

    We are looking to hire an Assistant Teacher for the Carmen B. Pingree Center of Learning. The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting the Lead Teacher in all aspects of the care & education for the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: physical care-giving, cleaning and food preparation, and facilitation of supportive relationships with program supervisor, lead teacher, co-workers, parents, and students. 

     

    The responsibilities of an Assistant Teacher include:

    • Encourage children's development in the areas of building self-confidence, problem
    • Interact with each child daily through circle time, centers, snacks, lunchtime, playground, free play, etc. and serve as a role model for the children
    • Ensure the safety of children through constant supervision, knowledge of child care licensing standards, proper maintenance of equipment, and participating in regular practice of fire drills and other emergency procedures
    • Assist Program Supervisor and Lead Teachers in implementing program wide events and initiatives as needed
    • Attend staff meetings and work as a member of a team to ensure continuity and a high standard of quality in all classrooms in the center solving, and taking responsibility for their actions
    • Being accountable for knowing state licensing requirements, and NAEYC standards

    What's in it for you?

    • Part-time hours: approximately 28 per week/10:45a-5:45pm
    • Pay: 10.69/hour
    • Opportunity! Within this role your will be at the forefront of making a difference within the lives of those in need, as well as professionally grow
    • Diverse and experienced staff to work with and learn from
    • Great benefits package: we have outstanding health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with matching, PTO, 10 paid holidays and tuition reimbursement for full-time employees!
    • Working for an innovative company that is always improving the way we care for our clients

    Qualifications

    • 1+ to 2 years of experience with children

    • Must have a High School Degree

    • working knowledge of Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software programs quickly
    • Exceptional customer service skills, both verbal and written
    • Team player and adept at working in a changing evironment

    About the Pingree Center

     

    The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning is Utah’s premier program for the treatment of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We are a family of employees who are devoted to the clients that we serve, the community and affiliates that we partner with to bring effective programming. Through use of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and other cutting-edge, evidence based treatments we develop individualized plans for each child to help them get the support they need based on their abilities, interests, strengths, and any areas requiring support. Most importantly, we are a place where one’s passion for helping others will be directly translate into special moments and positive influences within the lives of children with autism and their families. PLEASE COME JOIN US!!

     

    Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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