Alutiingcut Childcare Center is Hiring Preschool Teachers!
Hours: FT 37.5 hours per week, M-F
Qualifications: Childcare Teacher
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or willingness to earn the credential according to a training commitment schedule planned at the start of employment.
Obtain pediatric first aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Associates degree preferred. In the absence of an associate degree, 2 years of demonstrated, and relevant successful work experience may be substituted. Ability to demonstrate the job duties of this position description.
Previous teaching and/or group childcare experience is a requirement for this position.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to provide 3 references.
Childcare Teacher, supervised by the Childcare Program Administrator
This position is responsible for providing a fun and stimulating learning environment for preschool children, with an additional focus on sharing the Alutiiq culture.
Develop a stimulating and creative program suitable for preschool children. Help them learn through experience, imagination & discovery. Use a wide variety of exploration play through sensory, physical movement, social-emotional, and outdoor activities.
Introducing routines that students will be exposed to in school.
Providing a warm atmosphere of acceptance and nurturing encouragement where students will feel happy and comfortable.
Utilize a variety of teaching techniques (storytelling, educational play, dramatic play, media, etc.) to teach children.
Encourage independence through a positive self-image for each child. Help them develop their social-emotional competencies and build self-esteem.
Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments while modeling best practices for each situation. Redirect, Remove, and Reflect
Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers, colors, do crafts, etc.)
Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are always safe. Always know the location of each child and what they are doing.
Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background. Parents and Staff who work together can better provide an optimal learning environment for children.
Collaborate with Administrator and co-teachers.
Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards.
Participate and complete all required training.
Other duties as assigned.
Benefits: Medical & Retirement benefit packages are available.