Associate Teacher Job Description

Associate Teacher Job Description

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Associate teacher provides supervision and ensure the safety and security of children at all times in accordance with Early Head Start and child care licensing requirements.

Associate Teacher Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Delighting in the smiles and squeals of excitement from children as they make new friends, race for their favorite playground equipment, explore various art materials, inspect nature and more
Inspiring a love of reading and books with your engaging storytelling
Fostering self-help skills as they master dressing, feeding and toileting
Collaborating with co-workers to develop curriculum that brings imaginative and creative ideas to life
Ensuring children are safe, parents know their children are cared for and learning in a developmentally appropriate way
Grow your career while learning from a talented team of early childhood professionals
Work with a unique blend of new and returning children
Provide families with high quality back-up service during a critical time of need
Create warm and stimulating environments filled with different sights, sounds, textures, and sensations
Comfort and support infants through one-on-one moments of basic care needs, play, and communication

Associate Teacher Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate Teacher

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TECE, ECE, EEC, MSDE, DE, WA, MD

Education for Associate Teacher

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate teacher job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Associate Degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Leadership Development, Art, Associates, Foundation, Health Insurance, Early Childhood, Health

Skills for Associate Teacher

Desired skills for associate teacher include:

Head Start Performance Standards
Blind/visually impaired students
Educational needs of deaf/hard of hearing
Child development and safety and health practices
Good communication skills
Early childhood development
Exceed standards
Specialized education
Their child and a strong belief they will meet
Applicable state child care regulations

Desired experience for associate teacher includes:

Witness and support the developmental milestones of the children in your care
Nurture your career aspirations and personal growth others through unlimited opportunities
CDA, Associate's, or Bachelor's degree preferred
Documented experience and expertise in specialty area
Ability/willingness to travel to various center locations in Manhattan, with your required equipment
2 ,500 hours of documented experience working with children

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