Assistant Teacher
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Company:
Primrose School of College Station
Location:
College Station, TX, USA
Job Posted:
27 days ago

Assistant Teacher

We are currently looking for qualified Assistant Teachers for our College Station location. Each new addition to the Primrose Family has the opportunity to strengthen the message of why Primrose Teams do what we do, to reinforce how we make a difference, and to expand our ability to serve more children and families.

A few of the advantages of being part of the Primrose team include:

The opportunity to make a difference
A working environment in which team members respect one another
A School Leadership Team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
Low student/teacher ratios
Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children’s needs
Extensive training and opportunities for continual learning and development for staff

We are looking for assistant teachers for Open (6:30-2:30pm) and Closing (12:00-6:30pm) positions each day Monday through Friday. The Teacher is responsible for general classroom management and supervision, which includes the personal care, hygiene, and positive discipline of the children. He or she plans and implements the Primrose Balanced Learning curriculum, which includes activities for children that stress physical, social, and emotional growth and provides materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in active play. The Teacher prepares materials and classrooms for class activities and conducts all activities in a safe, organized, and productive manner.


RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children
Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
Plans with the Director and implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule using the Primrose School curriculum outlines and materials
Plans with the Director all required parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations
Provides an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration, and decision-making by the children
Ensures that all class bulletin boards are current and provides the parents with an overview of the material taught in class
Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds
Assists and coordinates snacks, meals, naptime, and bathroom activities
Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by the Director
Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children
Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position
Classroom teaching experience in an accredited early childhood facility a plus
Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
Highly professional and dependable
Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Able to interact with students of all ages and skill levels
Proficient computer and internet skills
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations

BENEFITS
Excellent Advancement Opportunities
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays

Assistant Teacher