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Location:
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Country:
United States

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Job Category:
Education - Training
Position type:
Full Time
City:
Minnetonka
State:
Minnesota
Zip Code:
55305
Reference number:
10573
Job Id #:
11331130
Date Posted:
January 09, 2019

Early Childhood Education Assistant Teacher

Job Description:

Program Summary: For more than 50 years, St. David’s Center has provided the highest quality of early childhood education to children ages 16 months - five years. We recognize that every child brings unique contributions and qualities to the classroom, and because of this, we use a Reggio Emilia-inspired philosophy where learning is guided collaboratively by children, teachers and environments that promote social and cognitive development through play.

Position Overview: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Head Teacher in the planning and implementation of a classroom program designed to give each child an opportunity to participate in experiences that will enrich his/her development in a safe environment.
Responsibilities include:
  • Assisting the Head Teacher in planning a developmentally appropriate curriculum that reflects a sound knowledge of the development of young children and follows the Reggio Emilia inspired philosophy
  • Contributing in planning classroom activities around themes or concepts that incorporate children’s interests to guide classroom direction
  • Aiding the Head Teacher in maintaining and organizing all records to maintain compliance with regulatory bodies
  • Assisting in creating a safe, developmentally appropriate, orderly, inviting and attractive learning environment that can be adapted to the ability levels of students in your classroom
  • Providing leadership and teaming that results in a cohesive classroom environment with collaborative staff and student relationships
 
This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David’s Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work
 
Schedule: 30-40 hours per week, M-F
 
Pay: DOQ.
 
Qualifications:
Required:
  •  DHS Assistant Teacher Qualified
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education & Child Development
Preferred:
  • DHS Head Teacher Qualified
  • Early Childhood teaching experience
  • Experience working with students with special education needs
  • Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach
 
 
St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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