WORKING WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE SALVATION ARMY and carrying out its functions, policies and procedures.
To assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide day care for children which takes into account the educational, social, developmental and health needs of the group, as well as the individuals child.
To share responsibility for keeping equipment and material accessible and in good condition in order to encourage maximum constructive use by the children.
To share responsibility for removing or reporting any damaged or hazardous equipment to the director of other designated person so that necessary action may be taken.
To share responsibility for planning and supervising an appropriate arrangement of classroom equipment and furniture designed to promote optimal program functioning.
To assist in the overall planning for the best use of shared space in relation to the total center program.
To assist in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.
To assist in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and Developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities.
To share with classroom associates their mutual knowledge and understanding of the community and The Salvation Army of which their center is a part.
To promote his or her own professional growth of development through participation in regularly scheduled individual conferences, classroom group conferences, and staff meetings.
To share with other classroom personnel the performance of routine chores related to all areas of the program.
To participate, wherever feasible, in related training opportunities as these become available.
To participate in objective discussions on his/her own professional performance in supervisory conferences with the group teacher and /or director.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 24 Early Childhood Credits towards a degree in education or a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate preferred, but not required
- Must be proficient in writing, reading and speaking English
- The Assistant Teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Agency for Child Development and The Salvation Army.