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28 Jul 2020

Full-Time Pre-Toddler Teacher

 4125 Woodbury Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129

Job Description

  • Be present where needed and ready to work as needed for all scheduled hours to meet all responsibilities.
  • Be punctual and prepared for daily activities, meetings, workshops, and assigned duties. *
  • Maintain appropriate professional appearance and positive attitude toward parents, students, peers, and administration.
  • Satisfy responsibilities in a timely manner; generally ensure that all lessons and materials are gathered and ready ahead of time. *
  • Communicate daily with parents in writing and in person to inform them of center activities and to discuss child’s progress. *
  • Actively promote and maintain open, professional lines of communication with teachers, staff, families, and administration.*
  • Maintain accurate, timely records as required by law, ECEC licensing policy and/or administrative requests. Clearly and legibly write notes, accident reports, forms, etc.*
  • Take responsibility for developing and achieving professional development goals.
  • Actively and consistently engage children in areas of interest, instruction, and development through clearly planned & prepared lessons and hands-on activities. This includes running, jumping, dancing, and playing, or building with the children daily. Also includes providing materials and tools to enhance and encourage learning in science, math, language and speech development and self-help skills.*
  • Provide timely, consistent and positive instructional feedback to the children. *
  • Maintain flexibility in instructional technique and professional performance. *
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices for toddlers.
  • Understand and accommodate various student-learning styles within the classroom.
  • Understand, locate and implement a variety of instructional resources to enhance instruction.
  • Use a variety of assessment methods to monitor student achievement. *
  • Create and support an environment of mutual student/student and student/teacher respect. *
  • Manage classroom routines to accommodate smooth transitions and student responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain clear, consistent student behavioral expectations. *
  • Use learning and physical resources in a manner that makes learning accessible to all students. *
  • Create and support a caring, loving environment and encourage parent interactions. *
  • Maintain clear, consistent expectations of toddler development for the parents. *
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences a minimum of two times per year. *
  • Follow through on daily expectations of job, including lunch delivery, prep, room maintenance (cleaning, rearranging of room, rotation of toys, etc.), helping with daily routines of children including, bathroom breaks, hand / face washing, seasonal needs such as sunscreen application or snow suits, etc.
  • Move and act quickly to intervene or protect a child from an unsafe situation. Act quickly, calmly, and safely in any type of emergency situation including fire, tornado and/or lockdown drills.*
  • Maintain classroom; keep all areas free of debris (i.e. sand, water, etc.). Keep cots, tables, chairs, toys and other learning materials cleaned and sanitized / disinfected daily.*
  • Complete periodic and frequent head counts throughout the day and during all activities and transitions.*

Salary range is commensurate with experience and degree / training.

Job Qualifications: The Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center is looking for an experienced, full time teacher to work in our 12-22 month old pre-toddler classroom. Applicants should be professional, loving, energetic, self-directed, and dedicated individuals who have prior experience teaching and working with toddler-aged children in a Christian setting. Candidates MUST have a 4-year degree in early childhood education, or related field, or a 2-year CDA or AA degree in early childhood education/child development. Hours would be on a rotating schedule of 6:15-2:45/7:00-3:30 or 9:00-5:30/9:30-6:00, M – F. We offer competitive wages and benefits. If interested in applying for a position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and two letters of reference to Anne Huber, Director of the Early Childhood Education Center, 4125 Woodbury Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129, or We are also seeking both part-time and full-time aides and teacher-qualified substitutes (B.A./B.S. degree in education or AA in Child Development, or CDA in early childhood for teacher qualifications). Candidates need to be flexible and willing to work with all ages from 8-weeks up to 5-years. The Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) is a NAEYC accredited, Four Star Parent Aware rated, non-profit program created as an outreach of Saint Ambrose Catholic Church. The ECEC provides care for families of Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Afton, Maplewood, Oakdale and the neighboring communities.

Organizational Name: Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center

Organizational City: Woodbury

Position Contact Name: Anne Huber

Position Contact Title: Director

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 651-768-3032

Deadline: 8/14/2020

Benefits: Included

Experience: Required

Salary / Range: $16.00 - $19.75

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Preferred

Number of Classrooms: 0-10

Number of Faculty: 1-25

How to Apply

Please submit resumes and cover letters to email listed on application process. You must have a four-year degree in education (early childhood preferred), or a two-year AA in Child Development, or a Child Development Associate (CDA) degree, with at least 2-years of prior experience in the field.

Job Categories: Preschool / Childcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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