Pay Grade 32. Minimum $10.60/hour. Part-time. This position assists the lead teacher in planning and executing an education program in accordance with UTC Children's Center missions and beliefs. Responsibilities include: Organizing and supervising activities according to teachers' direction and curriculum plan. Maintaining orderly classroom environment. Dispensing medication and providing first aid when necessary. Interacting with parents when children arrive and leave; assisting Lead teacher to communicate center philosophy to parents. Participating in team meetings and staff planning sessions. Participating in ongoing training opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills in early childhood education.
Qualifications High School diploma and classroom experience in an early childhood setting required. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or college training preferred. Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to evacuate children and adults from building and climb playground equipment to remove child from setting.
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