Assistant Teacher-Child Care Center-FT-Days

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Time Type:
Full time
Hours per Pay Period:
Day Shift

$15.50 USD
$19.98 USD(This represents the rate for an individual with significant experience in this job)

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The future looks bright at Bay Area Hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.

Job Description:
Assistant Teacher

Works closely with the Lead Teacher to plan, implement and develop curriculum appropriate for a classroom while monitoring each child's development. Provides support to the teacher, assists in lesson preparation, sets up the classroom and materials, and provides supervision to children.

  • Knowledge of early childhood development (birth to six years) curriculum development and implementation, positive discipline and early childhood learning strategies
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • A comprehensive knowledge of indicators and effects of maltreatment, abuse and neglect on children, nutrition, health, safety and special needs
  • Ability to be flexible in schedule of works hours and days to best meet the needs of the child care center
  • Knowledge and competent use of the internet, email and Word office suite
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and share information on a "need to know" basis only
  • Ability to work effectively with data and have analytical capabilities
  • Ability to respond effectively to emergent situations
  • Models a positive and respectful attitude at work
  • Demonstrates initiative, personal balance and a sense of humor
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively under pressure
  • Listens actively and uses effective conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communications skills, written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location
  • Ability to represent the program positively within the community
  • Ability to work with parents and their children in a warm, calming, respectful, encouraging and patient manner
  • Willingness to seek and accept supervision and implement recommendations in a timely manner
  • Sound judgment and common sense in decision- making

  • A current clearance from the Criminal History Registry
  • Current First Aid and Pediatric CPR card required upon date of hire
  • Food Handler's card required upon date of hire
  • Annual Mandatory Reporter/Child Abuse and Neglect Training
  • Required to maintain 24 hours of annual continuing education
  • Step 7 on the ORO registry

  • Two years' experience in an early childhood program working with children and families
  • Bilingual skills preferred


Union Affiliation: None

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.

Physical/Mental/Environmental Requirements
  • Ability to bed and lift 40 lbs.and to sit and stand at length
  • Able to stand, walk, stoop, reach, push, pull, and bend frequently
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Compensation Grade:

Compensation Grade Profile:
A - Hourly

Bay Area Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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