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Position Title:
Long-Term Substitute Assistant Teacher – The Haverford Center
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Position Summary: The Haverford Center is seeking a full-time Assistant Teacher from April 3-June 10, 2023. This position assists the Lead Teacher in preparing developmentally appropriate lessons and activities, and providing a warm, nurturing and stimulating environment for young children. The person filling this position understands and follows childcare guidelines set by the Department of Human Services, as well as Developmentally Appropriate Practices as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Greet each child and parent upon arrival (including a visual inspection of each child), and acknowledge parents and children leaving at the end of each day.
• Orient children to classroom rules and routines.
• Develop a trusting relationship with children.
• Identify and respond in a timely manner to children in distress (i.e. child crying in crib).
• Monitor the welfare, health and safety of children in the group (indoors and outdoors), including classroom organization.
• Use appropriate positive discipline and train new staff so that discipline is consistent.
• Interact with children frequently, affectionately and encourage their involvement in activities.
• Observe, record and report to supervisor significant individual and group behavior.
• Maintain daily attendance reports, medication forms and logs, injury reports, etc
• Supervise part-time caregivers, volunteers and student teachers.
• Establish and maintain thorough communication with parents on a daily, informal basis.
• Communicate with supervisors, parents and co-workers in making decisions and problem-solving concerning behavioral issues, curriculum planning, development of groups, etc.
• Attend staff meetings, in-service training sessions and supervisory conferences as required by The Haverford Center, DHS and for professional growth.
• Maintain the bounds of professional confidentiality.
• Dress appropriately for a child care environment, as defined by the Director of The Haverford Center.
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
• CDA or equivalent
• Minimum 2 years experience working with young children
• High energy level with proactive approach to work, with the ability to motivate others
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Strong communication skills
• Sense of humor, enthusiastic and happy, high ethical professional standards, and multi-cultural perspective

Preferred Qualifications
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
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1-2 years
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This is a temporary position from April 3, 2023 - June 10, 2023. There is a lunch benefit offered.
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7:30 am-3:30 pm
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Not in STARs
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450 Lancaster Avenue

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