Chesterbrook Academy is seeking a talented individual for the position of Assistant Floater Teacher. The ideal candidate will be able to create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. He or she will also be able to participate collaboratively and professionally with other teachers and staff to promote the general well-being of the school, and collective/individual interest of its staff and student body.
- Assists the Lead Teacher/Teacher with the implementation of early age curriculum.
- Encourages students' positive self-image and supports individuality, and independence.
- Uses circle time and centers according to lesson plans and provides a balance of activities.
- Ability to respond to individual students' learning, physical and emotional needs.
- Maintains a safe, clean and healthy environment and follows Company and state licensing standards.
- Ensures that hazardous objects are out of reach of children.
- Provides full supervision of children and maintains ratios at all times, keeps attendance records.
- Understands accountability for being a Mandated Reporter.
- Communicates with children in child friendly tones and on their level.
- Manages classroom behavior by providing established rules and limits.
- Initiates and models positive interactions in the classroom and on the playground.
- Communicates parental concerns, issues and progress to the school Principal and supervisory teacher.
- Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to continually learn, improve skills and adopt new ideas in education.
- Assists in planning class parties, field trips and implementing extended before and after school activities.
- High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required; Six Early Childhood Education (ECE) college credits preferred.
- Meets minimum preparation and experience required for certification as an Early Childhood Education Teacher. Complies with all state education and licensing standards, and maintains validation of credentials for the position (i.e. professional development). Must have North Carolina State credentials as recognized by the North Carolina Divison of Child Development & Early Education.
- One year experience as an Early Childhood Education Teacher, in a licensed preschool or similar.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.