Preschool Lead Assistant Team Teacher @ Angel Care Preschool & Child Care - Traverse City, MI

Preschool Lead Assistant Team Teacher

Angel Care Preschool and Child Care is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work within a high performing team that supports children’s growth in various developmental domains. Angel Care provides a team environment that embraces best practice in early childhood education and child development. Angel Care is looking for qualified candidates with the following abilities:
  • Ability to interact with children in a respectful, caring way.
  • Ability to observe children and be proactive in conflict management.
  • Ability to engage a team of colleagues in developmentally appropriate interactions and activities for children.
  • Ability to communicate and participate as a team player with all coworkers both in and out of the classroom.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a challenging, fast paced environment.
  • Desire to continue professional development in early childhood education and/or child development.
Our Preschool Lead Teacher’s responsibilities include:
  • Plan and implement activities, both indoors and outdoors, for children in the classroom.
  • Engage team assistant teachers to participate in planning and implementation of all activities, both indoors and outdoors, for children in the classroom.
  • Supervise children for all activities: indoor, outdoor, meals, toileting, etc.
  • Maintain a safe environment both indoors and outdoors.
  • Address concerns of child/parent/coworker in a timely, effective manner. Manage concerns that team members feel are best suited for lead.
  • Problem-solve with team child/parent/coworker concerns.
  • Answer and demonstrate solutions to team members to promote continued understanding and education in the training process for assistants.
  • Interact with child/parent/coworker in a caring, respectful manner.
Our Preschool Lead Teacher must meet the following requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be nineteen years old
  • Child care and/or preschool experience (minimum of one year, required)
  • CDA and/or 12 semester hours in early childhood education or child development coursework; however, an Associate's degree or higher is preferred (quality experience can take the place of preferred educational credentials)
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
Angel Care will offer you:
  • Generous paid time off policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development opportunities including tuition scholarships and reimbursements
  • Reflective capacity building
  • A team that supports families and employees
Job Type: Full-time or Part Time, various schedule options
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour
Benefits:
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
Schedule:
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:
  • Signing bonus
COVID-19 considerations:
We have several Covid19 procedures in place to keep our employees and families safe. We are providing small groups for our children as well as extensive health screenings and intensive cleaning.
Education:
Experience:
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification:
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
Work Location:
  • One location
Work Remotely:
  • No