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Assistant Teacher

Posted: 12/26/2021

This is working at EPI – connecting people, creating opportunities, and nurturing growth. Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) is a FIVE-TIME recipient of the Employer of Choice designation. Employees nominate organizations in the Cedar Valley for this honor. Join us! We have full-time and part-time opportunities on 1st shift available for people looking to make a difference. Working for EPI has its benefits. Many benefits. Full benefits are offered for full-time positions (30+ hours/week) - Health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans (even pet insurance!) - Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and personal time offered) - 401(k)* employer match up to 6% (also available to part-time employees) and flex spending plan - Employee Assistance Program with access to free counseling, legal, financial and elder care consultation - Flexible schedules (We offer full-time, part-time and PRN (as needed) opportunities on 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift, even weekend-only options. See details below.) - Paid training - Immediate employee discounts (vehicle repair, gym memberships, and more!) This is what you'll get to do. Real career. Real purpose. - Creates and maintains enthusiastic, respectful, and positive work environment for children, staff, students, families and faculty. - Positively demonstrates an interest in, concern for, and relates well to young children and their families - Helps to prepare daily report sheets for each child enrolled in the classroom. - Performs other related duties as assigned. - Works and supports in conjunction with the Coordinator and Lead Teachers implementing a curriculum that supports center philosophy and meets children’s needs to maintain a high-quality early education program. - Maintain child/staff ratio daily. - Analyzes and resolves any problems that may arise with parents, staff, students or children in partnership with Lead Teacher. As an Assistant Teacher you will experience personal GROWTH opportunities through career advancement and CONNECT to a community that leads a greater PURPOSE. Here's what we're looking for. What are you waiting for? Apply today! - Attend work as scheduled. - Complete responsibilities, tasks, and trainings within assigned timelines. - Doing what's right. Trustworthy. - Able to comply with all agency and regulatory standards. - Maintain standards of confidentiality (HIPAA) and ethical practice. - Demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal. - Computer Familiarity. Able to browse internet, use email. Qualifications: - High school diploma or a GED - Preferred Associates degree in Early Childhood Education. - Preferred 1 year of experience in child care/education related field. - Related direct work experience with Infant through Preschool age children - 18 years old or older - This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, a reliable vehicle and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and a criminal history check Details: - Shift: 1st - Tiers: Full-Time, 36-40hrs/week Part-Time, 10-29hrs/week Post job offer drug screen required. EPI is an equal opportunity employer. Real Career! Real Purpose! * Must be 21 and older to participate in 401(k) program.

Type of Employment: Part-Time,Full-Time