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Assistant Teacher

Company: Family Forum, Inc.
Location: Brule
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Full Time

Mission: We are dedicated to preparing children and their families for success through high-quality programming and family support all while fostering meaningful relationships.

The Assistant Teacher works in partnership with the classroom teacher to assist in providing a healthy and safe environment. They are committed to our mission to support the entire school family's wellness and success.

The position is eligible for the full benefits package (Health, Dental, Life, 403B Retirement, Flexible Benefits Plan, paid time off).

Responsibilities:
--- Actively supervises all children ensuring all are within sight and sound of the employee and complies with all active supervision strategies
--- Assistant teacher engages in activities with the children, including constantly bending/squatting/sitting at the level of the child
--- Actively participates in classroom team meetings at least one time per week for a minimum of 30 minutes
--- Assists in the toileting of children including diapering
--- Communicates with the teacher about the progress of the children and other related duties
--- Supervises individual/small groups of children at an activity
--- Plans to prepare and develop various teaching aids such as games, story aids, and hands-on activities for the children
--- Prepares the classroom for the day's activities and cleans after the children leave
--- Implements CLASS tool while engaging in classroom interaction and child individualization goals
--- Assistant teacher assists children, individually or in groups with skill development to encourage learning concepts
--- Encourages and supports children's interests and goals
--- Demonstrates respect for families' values, strengths, and cultures by welcoming their contributions and participation, encouraging children to talk about their families, and designing learning experiences accordingly
--- Implements the agency's active supervision policy and classroom zoning plan
--- May be required to substitute as a teacher during any short-term absences
--- Responsible for the sanitation of tables and toys
--- Bus monitoring
--- Works in a team environment

Qualifications:
--- Minimum qualifications: child development associate credential (CDA) in preschool or a related state-awarded certificate (Ex. WI Registry Level 6). Note: Starting rate of pay for CDA: $11.50 per hour
--- Paid training is also included (Introduction of the Child Care Profession non-credit course within 3 months of hire).
--- Preferred qualification: Associate of Arts degree in early childhood education: $12.23

About Company:
Family Forum, Inc. is the grantee for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs working with children and families in preparing them for success. We have high-quality programming, family support, and wellness education, and we foster meaningful relationships. The agency has been serving the communities in Northwest WI for over 50 years and we continue to grow through quality services, and partnerships with the families we serve and the communities we serve in.

Keywords: Family Forum, Inc., Duluth , Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Brule, Minnesota

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