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DATE ADDED: Thu 20/09/2018

Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers (Full-Time & Part-Time)

Brooklyn, USA
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COMPANY: KIDDIE ACADEMY OF WILLIAMSBURG

Job Description

We are seeking an Infant/Toddler Assistant Teacher to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily planning, management, and supervision of the classroom and children.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all parents, children, and classroom staff concerns are appropriately addressed.
  • Instruct infant/toddler children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
  • Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress
  • Maintain the health and safety of all students 
  • Ensures that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained, in accordance with the NAEYC cleaning and sanitizing guidelines.
  • Completes all academy and classroom paperwork: for example, daily notes, student accident reports, attendance reports.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, academy events, and parent meetings, as requested. • Assists and supervises children during all activities.
  • Counsels children when social, academic, or adjustment problems arise.
  • Prepares and implements classroom lesson plans, program, and schedule.
  • Develops, plans, and prepares instructional aids / materials for classroom activities.
  • Assists children with meal times and clean-up.
  • Ensures that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used and maintained properly.
  • Physically arranges the classroom into well-defined interest areas.
  • Directs activities of other staff in the classroom to ensure that the classroom functions in an orderly manner.
  • Communicates appropriate information to parents; maintains developmental profiles for children.
  • Schedules and conducts parent and teacher conferences throughout the year.
  • Maintains family information board and other classroom bulletin boards.
  • Accepts temporary work assignments in the event regularly scheduled personnel is not available: for example, may answer telephones at front desk, or may assist supervisor with bookkeeping tasks. 
  • Assists with planning and implementing academy-wide events.
  • Meets with prospective families; communicates appropriately with potential new customers.
  • Assists in evaluating personnel within the classroom.
  • Schedules field trips and speakers for monthly programs as directed by management.
  • Prepares classroom portion of monthly newsletter.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • AA or BA in Education Preferably
  • At least 9 credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Associates (CDA) 
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to build rapport with children
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidate must pass a medical exam/physical and have a clear background check to qualify for employment.
  • Must be able to lift no less than 40 pounds on a consistent basis throughout the workday to at least waist high.
  • Must meet NYC Department of Health requirements and qualifications. 

Company Description
Kiddie Academy has an excellent opportunity for an experienced childcare professional in a brand new, state of the art school located in Williamburg, Brooklyn. Kiddie Academy continues to strive as an innovative leader in the field of Early Childhood Education. We offer on-the-job training in a supportive work environment with an exceptional faculty of educators.


Role: Infant/Toddler Assistant Teachers (Full-Time & Part-Time)
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Location: Brooklyn,

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