Daycare/Preschool Assistant Teacher

Daycare · Orland Park, Illinois
Department Daycare
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

JOB DESCRIPTION:


A Daycare/Preschool Assistant Teacher at Parkview Church Daycare and Preschool must be an energetic, creative, patient and loving individual with a heart for teaching young children.  The Assistant Teacher will help Daycare/Preschool Teacher in all areas of the classroom setting. The Teacher Assistant will help students learn age-appropriate skills, subject matters, necessary skills for kindergarten and beyond, and beliefs that will positively contribute to their development as a Christian.  The Teacher Assistant must have a saving faith in Jesus Christ, and carry out the mission and values of Parkview Christian Church. The Teacher Assistant must be available to work as needed, anytime between 7:00 am and 6:00pm.  Part-time and full-time positions available.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


•  Teach by word and example the love of Jesus and basic Bible truths and stories.

•  Be respectful of children, parents and coworkers at all times.

•  Assist the Teacher as needed to teach young children in accordance with Parkview Daycare and Preschool’s curriculum.

•  Assist the Teacher with and engage in age-appropriate activities to meet the spiritual, emotional, academic, physical, and social needs of children.

•  Assist the students as they learn foundational concepts, such as shapes, colors, numbers, letters and sounds.

•  Be willing to use a variety of experiences and activities to teach children including songs, games and storytelling. 

•  Work with the Teacher to provide a positive, comfortable and healthy learning environment that builds self-esteem and encourages creative thinking and learning.

•  Communicate in a manner that children understand.

•  Follow established routines, provide positive guidance and comfort children using kind and encouraging words and actions.

•  Ensure children are supervised and safe at all times.

•  Ensure that the classroom and materials and equipment used are clean, safe and well-maintained at all times.

•  Adhere to all policies and procedures including our Guidance and Discipline Policy for children.

•  Be knowledgeable of emergency procedures and be prepared to handle accidents and emergencies at any time.

•  Attend staff meetings, staff in-service events, and all required meetings and training.

•  Maintain professional personal and classroom appearance.

•  Attend evening programs in which the students are involved.


QUALIFICATIONS:


•  A participating member of Parkview Christian Church

•  Completion of High School or equivalent GED

•  Prior experience in a Daycare or Preschool is a plus

•  Submit to and pass a criminal background check

•  Provide proof of a medical examination and a current TB test with negative result

•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Thank You

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  • Location
    Orland Park, Illinois
  • Department
    Daycare
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level