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1 Jul 2019

Full-Time Toddler Teacher’s Assistant

 Woodbury, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) is looking for an experienced, full time teacher’s assistant to work in our 12-22 month old toddler classroom. Applicants need to be loving, enthusiastic, self-directed, and dedicated individuals who have prior experience teaching and working with toddler-aged children in a Christian setting. Preferred candidates should have prior experience in the early childhood education field and / or child development. Hours would be 7:30–4:00 or 8:00–4:30, M – F. We offer competitive wages and benefits. If interested in applying for this 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 anne.huber@saintambroseofwoodbury.org.

Job Qualifications: REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Be present where needed and be 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. * • Follow through on daily expectations of job, including lunch delivery / prep, room maintenance (cleaning, rearranging of room, moving / carrying supplies), helping with daily routines of children including, bathroom breaks, hand / face washing, seasonal needs such as sunscreen application or snow suits, etc. • Maintain appropriate professional appearance and positive attitude toward parents, students, peers, and administration. • Communicate regularly with parents as needed and conduct Parent-Teacher conferences a minimum of two times / year.* • Actively promotes and maintains open, professional lines of communication with teachers, staff, and administration. • Communicate to co-workers if leaving the room for any reason (to gather materials for projects, check on something with the office, bathroom breaks, etc.). Make sure ratios and headcounts are checked prior to leaving the classroom.* • 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. • Provide clear, consistent and positive classroom expectations for student achievement. * • Consistently engage children in ongoing, hands-on activities to aid in their development. This includes running, jumping, dancing, and playing / building with the children daily.* • Provide encouragement and tools to enable the learning of new developmental skills. * • Provide timely, consistent instructional feedback to the children. * • Maintain flexibility in instructional technique and professional performance. * • Demonstrate knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices for toddlers * • Understand and provide positive guidance for the various developmental stages of each child. • Understand, locate and implement a variety of instructional resources to enhance instruction. • Create and support a caring, loving environment and encourage parent interactions / involvement. * • Manage classroom routines to accommodate the varying needs of the toddler’s schedules. • Provide clear, consistent expectations and resources of toddler development for the parents. * • Use learning and physical resources in a manner that makes learning accessible to all students. * • Move and act quickly to intervene or protect a child from an unsafe situation. Act quickly and safely in any type of emergency situation including fire, tornado and/or lock down 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 daily.* • Complete periodic and frequent head counts throughout the day and during all activities and transitions.* OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: • Actively participate in center functions, staff meetings, and workshop opportunities. * • Other responsibilities identified as needed by the employee and/or assigned by the supervisor.*

Organizational Name: Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center

Organizational City: Woodbury

Position Contact Name: Anne Huber or Ann Marie Seidl-Valento

Position Contact Title: Director or Assistant Director

Position Contact Email: anne.huber@saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Position Contact Phone: 651-768-3032 or 651-768-3031

Deadline: July 19, 2019

Benefits: Included

Experience: Preferred

Salary / Range: $11.00 - $14.00

Setting: Suburban

School Enrollment: 101-250

Minnesota Teacher's License: Not Required

Number of Classrooms: 0-10

Number of Faculty: 26-50

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit their resume, cover letter, and letters of reference to the following address: 4125 Woodbury Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129 Applicants can also submit their information to the following email addresses: anne.huber@saintambroseofwoodbury.org or annmarie.valento@saintambroseofwoodbury.org

Job Categories: Preschool / Childcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: $20-35K.

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