Job Description for full time and part time Teachers
Will assistant in the planning and executing classroom activities, help in the maintenance of a safe, healthy, and stimulating classroom environment, and help to provide constant supervision of children at all times including planning time, outside play, meal time, and nap time.
Works cooperatively with all other staff members.
Maintains sensitivity to children’s individuality and responds to those needs appropriately and quickly.
Familiarizes themselves with the basic concepts of child development and developmentally appropriate practices as established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Maintains the highest level of professionalism at all times.
Assists with meal/snack preparation and clean-up.
Responsible to the child care supervisor and director.
Performs the other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience; Skills/Abilities Requires:
High school graduation or G.E.D. plus two years of experience in child care. C.D.A. prefered
Basic knowledge of day care routines and policies.
Ability to follow instructions and learn new skills while on the job.
Possession of cognitive, organizational, and emotional abilities to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customer needs.
Basic knowledge of child development and age-appropriate expectations for young children.
Genuine interest and enjoyment of small children/infants and the ability to stay calm in all situations and to respond to children in a quiet, reassuring manner.
Ability to stand 60% of the time, and the ability to lift children up to 35 lbs. 40% of the time.
Valid Maine driver’s license.
CPR and First Aid required to be completed within the first 2 months of employment.
Maintains knowledge, skills, and abilities through ongoing education.
Attends a minimum of 38 training hours per registration year or the minimum required for Merit Pay.
Completes all mandatory review education as required and assigned.
Full-time is considered roughly 35 – 40 hours per week.
Position requires flexibility in work schedule.
Day care facility will be open from 6:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M., Monday – Friday, will assist the supervisor in arranging coverage to have a minimum of two staff present at all times that are appropriate to meeting state requirements.
Included but are not limited to optional health insurance, vacation/sick leave, retirement benefits, annual trainings with Merit Pay and pleasant working environment.
*Hourly wage based on experience.
Hours of Operation
Harvest Hills Daycare is closed the following holidays:
o Thanksgiving Day November 27
o The day after Thanksgiving November 28
o Christmas Day December 25
o Day After Christmas December 26
o New Year’s Day January 01
o Patriot’s Day April 20
o Memorial Day May 25
o Independence Day July 03