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Position Title:
Classroom Support Teacher (Floater)
Publish Date:
10/20/2021
Brief Overview:
JOB TITLE: Classroom Support Teacher (Floater)
EMPLOYMENT (PT/FT): Full-Time (40 hours per week)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Hourly (non-exempt); eligible for overtime pay as appropriate
REPORTS TO: Education Manager (Direct Supervisor), Classroom Teachers
PAY RATE: $14 to $16 per hour, plus benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:
• AA, BA, or equivalent in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services Field
OR
• A Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate, along with a minimum of 2 years’ work experience

• Must be at least eighteen (18) years old
• Must have the ability to consistently lift 35 pounds
• Must have at least one (1) year of work experience related to the care and development of children
• Must clear full background check and must pass a health screening

OTHER IMPORTANT QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have a warm and friendly personality; must be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others; must be able to relate well to both children and adults, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s educational philosophy and with the direction of the Head Teacher, Assistant Teacher and/or program administrators
• Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills
• Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) to foster a team environment
• Required to maintain current Fire Safety and Infant/child CPR and First Aid certs.
Listing Expiration Date:
12/04/2021
Job Responsibilities:
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for assisting the Head Teacher(s) and/or Assistant Teacher(s) in various classes with the supervision of children, delivery of educational programming, classroom management, health and safety, lesson / activity planning, assessment, etc., as needed

1. Support the Head Teacher (s) and/or Assistant Teacher(s) in ensuring the health and safety of all children:
- Provide appropriate supervision of children
- Ensure all center policies and procedures and state regulations
are followed/met.
- Ensure a healthy classroom environment -- including maintaining
appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards for the health,
safety and security of children
- Maintain accurate records, forms and files
2. Support the Head Teacher (s) and/or Assistant Teacher(s) in ensuring the effective functioning of the classroom and the successful implementation of daily lesson plans:
- Help to coordinate and implement educational curriculum and
classroom activities based on developmentally-appropriate
practices and early learning standards.
- Help to plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to
actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and
emotional growth.
3. Assume the duties of the Head Teacher or Assistant Teacher when he/she is absent from classroom Includes performing duties listed in the Head Teacher or Assistant Teacher’s job descriptions (see separately), in the absence of one of the regular classroom teachers and/or as instructed by Head Teacher, Assistant Teacher or Admin. Staff
4. Remain flexible, as classroom assignments will change, based on the needs of the center

COMPENSATION
• Pay Rate: $14 to $16 per hour, plus benefits (after 90 day probationary period) Benefits include: health insurance, dental & vision plan, paid time off, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid professional development time

* IMPORTANT NOTE
A Classroom Support Teacher may be called upon to assume the duties of a head teacher or assistant teacher, in support of, and/or in the absence of, one or more of a classroom’s teachers. All teachers (head teachers, assistant teachers and classroom support teachers) are responsible at all times for ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of our children.
Job Type:
Full-Time
Number of Jobs Available:
2
Required Experience
0-6 months
Required Studies:
High-School Diploma/GED
Salary Option:
Hourly
Required Languages:
English
Salary Requirements:
$14 to $16 per hour, based on experience and credentials
Preferred Start Date (use calendar button):
11/01/2021
Benefits:
Paid time off, health insurance, life insurance, dental & vision plan, 401(k) plan, paid professional development time

Expected Start/End Time:
8:30 am-5:30 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
STAR 4
Age Group Position:
Infant/Toddler
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
3
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level I
Required Experience:
0-6 months
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
No
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THE CARING CENTER
3101 Spring Garden St

PHILADELPHIA
, PA 
19104



 
NAEYC-Accredited

 Delaware-Valley



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