Assistant Teacher for New Infant/Toddler Program
Catholic Charities - Archdiocese of Hartford - Hartford, CT

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Position Summary:

The assistant teacher is responsible for promoting physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of the children in his/her classroom. Toward this end, the assistant teacher will be supervised by the center director and/or the assistant director. Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, provide supervision, guidance and support to the children in the classroom, work with classroom teacher on lesson planning and activity implantation consistent with the center's core curriculum, interface with parents, participate in parent-teacher conferences, maintain an orderly classroom and attend continuing education workshops and conferences, maintain an orderly classroom and attend continuing education workshops and conferences as required by licensing regulations or funding sources.

Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Possess the personal qualities necessary to care and work with children, relate to other staff and relate to parents.
  • Minimum of CDA with twelve credits in early childhood education or child. Enrolled in a higher education program with focus on ECE.
  • Minimum of 540 hours of documented experience working with unrelated infants and toddlers
  • A pre-employment certification of good health, including a documented, negative tuberculin test of normal chest x-ray is required as well as criminal background check.
  • Infant/Child CPR and First Aid certification.