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GSRP Assistant Teacher

GSRP Assistant Teacher

ABC Academy is looking to hire an Assistant Teacher for the Great Start Readiness Program for the 2021–2022 school year. The role consists of working under the Program Director and with the Lead Teacher to plan, organize and implement both approved and developmentally appropriate curriculum to enhance the growth and development of children enrolled in the program. The Assistant Teacher must provide a safe and nurturing environment that is conducive to the growth, learning, and success of children.

Representative Duties:

  • Assist and nurture in a caring, child care environment.
  • Assist in preparing materials for projects for all ages of children as appropriate.
  • Supervise all ages of children in indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Serve as a role model and encourage and support all ages of children and their parents; communicate with children, parents, and others.
  • Assure the health and safety of all ages of children by following health and safety practices and regulations
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Any GSRP associate teacher hired after June 21, 2011, must minimally have one of the following:

  • An associate degree (AA) in early childhood education or child development or the equivalent
  • A valid classroom CDA credential
  • An existing 120 Hour approval

The AA and the CDA are formal training options that uniformly and systematically prepare staff to be effective team teachers in preschool classrooms.

Knowledge and Abilities

Assistant Teachers must possess knowledge of…

  • Concepts of child growth, development, and behavior characteristics.
  • Early childhood curriculum areas and appropriate methods of implementation.
  • And strengths in the following areas: cultural sensitivity, maintenance of a clean, safe, and orderly classroom, record-keeping strategies, oral and written communication skills, regulatory requirements and rules, working effectively as a team.

Assistant Teachers must possess the ability to…

  • Oversee and be actively involved with activities appropriate for all ages of children.
  • Work effectively with individuals and groups of all ages of children.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Maintain rooms in an orderly, safe, neat, and clean manner.
  • Assist children with personal needs.
  • Nurture and care for all ages of children.
  • Maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with all ages of children and parents.
  • Work confidently and with discretion.

License and Other Requirements

  • A teacher must complete 24 hours of training in Early Childhood Education annually to maintain position.
  • Valid First Aid and Infant/Toddler/Adult CPR certificate required.
  • Michigan Child Care Background Check Consent and Disclosure.

Assistant Teachers must possess knowledge of…

  • Concepts of child growth, development, and behavior characteristics.
  • Early childhood curriculum areas and appropriate methods of implementation.
  • And strengths in the following areas: cultural sensitivity, maintenance of a clean, safe, and orderly classroom, record-keeping strategies, oral and written communication skills, regulatory requirements and rules, working effectively as a team.

Assistant Teachers must possess the ability to…

  • Oversee and be actively involved with activities appropriate for all ages of children.
  • Work effectively with individuals and groups of all ages of children.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Maintain rooms in an orderly, safe, neat, and clean manner.
  • Assist children with personal needs.
  • Nurture and care for all ages of children.
  • Maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with all ages of children and parents.
  • Work confidently and with discretion.
  • A teacher must complete 24 hours of training in Early Childhood Education annually to maintain position.
  • Valid First Aid and Infant/Toddler/Adult CPR certificate required.
  • Michigan Child Care Background Check Consent and Disclosure.

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