West Shore Child Care Center is an early childhood education preschool has an immediate opening for a caring and energetic Classroom Support Teacher. A Float Teacher helps in all classrooms (Infant, Toddler, Preschool & PreK). This position is full-time, Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm.
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Prior classroom experience required (Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten)
Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
Strong written and communication skills
Must pass BCII and FBI Fingerprinting
Preferred: Bachelors Degree - Early Childhood / Development, CDA, Associates degree or enrollment in Early Childhood Education program
Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency.
Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.
Meeting the individual needs of the children including feeding and diapering/potty training
Providing a loving and caring environment at all times
Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning
Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level
Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
Communicating appropriately and professionally with children, parents and fellow staff
Meeting Goddard Quality Assurance and Ohio state licensing requirements
Possessing characteristics of flexibility, composure, attention to detail and a love of working with children
Good listening and follow-up skills
Able to work with others harmoniously
Participating in staff and training meetings
Responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.
Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
Maintains overall professional personal appearance
Assists in other capacities that the Owner, Director, or Assistant Director, determines is necessary.
The Goddard School® offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Medical Mutual Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Job Type: Full-time
childcare: 1 year (Preferred)