EARLY LEARNING CENTER ASSISTANT TEACHER

The Early Learning Center is searching for energetic, dedicated individuals to join our childcare team!
We currently have openings for the Assistant Teacher position:
*Assistant Teacher – Preschool/PreK Assistant (2 ½ years and potty trained to 6 years)
Full time/part time positions available both at YWCA Early Learning Center and at Shaner ELC 6:45 –
8:30, 3:30-6:00 before and after school program as an assistant teacher/group leader-up to 20 hours per
week.
Primary Accountability:
Assist in implementing developmentally appropriate daily activities in assigned classroom that
corresponds with center themes and program philosophy. Lesson plans should include gross-motor
skills, fine-motor skills, literacy, identification, and emotional/mental growth activities along with
others defined by Center Director. Provide safe, stimulating, creative environment for children and
actively engage in daily routine and activities with children. Develop and maintain positive, effective,
appropriate relationships with children and families. Assist as needed in the classroom to perform
daily duties.
Requirements:
*High School Diploma or GED required.
*Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field preferred, but not
required.
*Minimum 3 months’ experience in a licensed childcare center.
*Certification in Childhood Illness, Child Abuse and Neglect, CPR and First Aid required within 30 days
of employment. (Available through YWCA)
*Negative TB test and health assessment current within 2 years must be acquired within 7 days of
employment.
*Demonstrated communication, teamwork, customer service, relationship development,
organization, and interpersonal skills.
Physical Demands:
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Daily duties require employees to sit, squat, and engage actively with
children. Staff should be able to do this free from discomfort or difficulty.
Job Type: Full-time

Listing expires on Friday October 25th, 2019