Mount Helena

Assistant Teacher

Discovery Kidzone and Montessori
Job Description

Discovery Kidzone inspires creativity and innovation for future generations and makes the magic of play a priority in all facets of life, for young and old!  We are looking for an Assistant Preschool Teacher ready and willing to learn how to care for and love young children and eventually prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. A preschool teacher must have great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate to the next level of education.

 

Responsibilities

  • Care for and cuddle babies and toddlers
  • Change diapers and feed babies according to their schedule
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media, etc.) to teach children
  • Observe each child help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts, etc.)
  • Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times
  • Track children’s progress and report to parents
  • Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background and psyche
  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards

Skills

  • No experience is necessary we will train
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as a mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly, and reliable
  • The balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen
  • Certification in child CPR

We offer bonuses worth up to $2.00 more an hour

Contact Information
Other Postings