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Assistant Teacher 8:30 am- 12:30 pm

Job Details

Interfaith Child Development Center - The Woodlands, TX
Part Time
High School
Education

Description

Compensation:

$14.00 hourly

Position Description:

The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supervising and caring for preschoolers and assisting with planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the Lead Teacher. The Assistant Teacher will supervise the class when left in their charge, communicate with parents, attend all staff meetings and other school events, and complete other duties as assigned by the Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend to and supervise children at all times.
  • Assist with planning and implementing daily activities that follow the curriculum under the direction of the Lead Teacher.
  • Prepare the learning environment by setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Be familiarize with emergency and evacuation routes and procedures.
  • Assume an equal share of the housekeeping responsibilities.
  • Assist with major school cleanings; sanitize and wash toys, organize closets, etc.
  • Assume lead responsibilities in the Lead Teacher’s absence by following lesson plans and daily class schedule under the supervision of the Director.
  • Keep open communication with all members of the team at all times via email or verbal.
  • Maintain 30 hours of professional development per year.
  • Have working knowledge of ICDC’s Operation Policies and Procedures; specifically, emergencies procedures and policies for disciplinary actions.
  • Attend Parent’s Club meeting and events and School Sponsored events.
  • Attend staff meetings and In-Service days.
  • Have working knowledge of State of Texas Licensing Minimum Standards.
  • Treat each child, family and staff member with dignity and respect.
  • Support the philosophy and mission of ICDC and Interfaith of The Woodlands at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director and classroom Lead Teacher.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must enjoy working with children.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • With no experience, must obtain 24 hours of professional development within first month of employment
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English

            Preferred:

  • Preschool teaching experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Requires a flexible individual who is loving, caring
  • Able to maintain a professional attitude at all times

Work Location:

In person

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Physical demands: Standing, kneeling, sitting, stooping, crouching, reaching, walking, carrying
  • Visual demands: reading and prolonged computer usage

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. For infant and young toddler teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Basic and Voluntary Life + AD&D
  • Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with corporate matching up to 5%; requires one (1) year of employment
  • Paid Time Off
  • Bereavement and Jury/Court Duty Pay
  • Paid holidays
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Work with enthusiastic team members who have a passion for service!

*Must work 20+ hours a week to qualify for 403b/30+ hours a week for medical,dental,vision/ 35+ for paid time and ancillary benefits) 

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The employee has reviewed this description and agrees that he/she is fully able and can perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.

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