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Education Assistant

Posted: 04/11/2021

Job Description Our mission, "Partnering with families to nurture and educate tomorrow's leaders." Community United Child Care Centers proudly supports over 600 children and 400 families in the Cedar Valley area in the education of our communities' children. We serve children who are 6 weeks old through the summer following the child's 4th-grade year. Our centers are nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Benefits Package: Holiday pay Paid time off Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Flexible Spending Company match 401(K) Discount on child care Flexible schedule Essential Functions: Facilitate the delivery of a well-planned, nurturing, developmentally appropriate learning environment which promotes the emotional, physical, social and intellectual growth and well-being of each child. Ability to work independently with children. Engage with young children in activities that are age-appropriate whilst bearing educational merit Foster a positive and healthy learning environment Ensure the classroom is kept in a clean and safe condition at all times Encourage creative thinking and learning Interact with other teachers and administrative staff as needed Communicate with parents regarding child development and progress Requirements: Ability to work independently with children Prior experience working in Child Care Up to date immunizations Must pass a background check Patient and supportive approach to the learning process Enthusiastic and encouraging Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to stand and move around for long hours

Type of Employment: Part-Time