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Giving Tree Child Development Center

Substitute Early Childhood Educator

This position is a substitute position for Giving Tree Child Development Center. Substitutes must be available at least 3 days a week with the flexibility to work any hours between 6:30 am – 6:00 pm as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with children ages 6 weeks – 12 years of age and fill-in where needed in classrooms.
  • Teaching and providing care for children as well as setting and following a daily routine.
  • Adapting the program/routine to suit the needs of the individual child or group.
  • Consistently planning age-appropriate and innovative ways of keeping children actively engaged.
  • Imparting knowledge to children through fun and play.
  • Ensuring the social and emotional growth of each child.
  • Addressing the physical needs of the individual child or group.
  • Composing detailed reports for parents via HiMama (sending pictures, entering daily activities, etc.)
  • Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to administration and parents.
  • Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
  • Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
  • Working towards preparing children to enter the next level of care or for entry into school.
  • Working with and building professional relationships with parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals.
  • Keeping records relating to child care.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Great with kids and have worked in a licensed child care facility for a minimum of 6 months.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to exercise patience when interacting with children.
  • A caring and approachable nature.
  • Stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
  • Ability to work at least 3 days of week on an as needed basis.

Education / Training

Tagged as: childcare, daycare, early childhood, early childhood education