Long Term Substitute Teacher – Child Development Center

Location
Fort Valley, Georgia
Posted
Aug 15, 2017
Ref
529998
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary:   In the absence of the teacher or teacher's assistant, the substitute teacher will assume their responsibilities and handle the day-to-day learning experiences in the classroom and demonstrate confidence in teaching and knowledge of infant and early childcare practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the teacher in the absence of the regular teacher
  • Provide guidance in the absence of the group teacher
  • Assist in executing developmentally appropriate activities for children in the classroom
  • Demonstrate confidence in teaching and knowledge of infants and early care practice
  • Participate as a team member in the planning and execution of daily activities
  • Model appropriate behaviors for student participants and observers in the center
  • Participate as needed with meal service and cleaning
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Associates degree in Early Childhood, Infant & Child Development, Early care & Learning or related field OR a High School Diploma/GED with a Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Six (6) months experience working with children with diverse needs in a daycare center base program
  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR credential (obtain within six months of hire)
  • Good oral/written communication skills, flexibility and team work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's):

  • Knowledge of infant and child development principles and practices
  • Knowledge of effective child guidance practices and principles
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug screening and background check
  • Ability to serve as a floater between infant, toddler and preschool classrooms
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedures manuals

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with children birth to four years of age
  • Current Pediatric First Aid/CPR credential

Working conditions:

  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to work
  • Must be able to report to work at 7:15 to 5:15; Work hours will vary
  • Must be able to work indoors as well as transition the classroom outdoors
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Physical requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear; lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Occasionally lift 20 pounds overhead and 40 pounds from waist to shoulder
  • Specific vision abilities required include close, distant color visions, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/529998-163871