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Exceptional Persons Inc PRN-Child Care Center Assistant Teacher in Waterloo, Iowa

PRN-Child Care Center Assistant Teacher Children & Family Services - Hawkeye Child Development Center · Waterloo, Iowa

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Department Children & Family Services - Hawkeye Child Development Center

Employment Type PRN

Minimum Experience Entry-level

Compensation $9.46 - $10.71 DOE

This is working at EPI – connecting people, creating opportunities, and nurturing growth. Real career. Real purpose.

Exceptional Persons, Inc. has a PRN opportunity available for people looking to make a difference. Our PRN Assistant Teacher will live out our mission of connecting people, creating opportunities and nurturing growth.

As a PRN Assistant Teacher you will experience personal GROWTH opportunities through career advancement and CONNECT to a community that leads a greater PURPOSE !

Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains enthusiastic, respectful, and positive work environment for children, staff, students, families and faculty.

  • Positively demonstrates an interest in, concern for, and relates well to young children and their families

  • Helps to prepare daily report sheets for each child enrolled in the classroom.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Works and supports in conjunction with the Coordinator and Lead Teachers implementing a curriculum that supports center philosophy and meets children’s needs to maintain a high quality early education program.

  • Maintain child/staff ratio.

  • Provide care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

  • Analyzes and resolves any problems that may arise with parents, staff, students or children in partnership with Lead Teacher.

    To be successful you will have:

  • Knowledge of state child care licensing standards and registration guidelines for child care centers

  • Ability to work flexible hours

  • Excellent customer service, public relations skills, and the ability to work with staff, students, the general public, and small children.

  • Ability to identify and use appropriate assessments and evaluation instructions

  • Knowledge of Quality Rating System (QRS) criteria and National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC) accreditation.

  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum philosophy and techniques/objectives

  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.

    Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or a GED.

  • Preferred Associates degree in Early Childhood Education.

  • Preferred 1 year of experience in child care/education related field.

  • Related direct work experience with Infant through Preschool age children.

  • Must be 18 years old or older.

  • Pick up open shifts based off days you can work and be assigned to work as needed.

  • This position requires the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and a criminal history check.

    Details:

  • Shift: 1st

  • Tier: PRN (When needed) Minimum of twenty (20) hours per bi-weekly pay period when vacancies are available

    Post job offer drug screen required.

    EPI is an equal opportunity employer.

    Real Career! Real Purpose!

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