This position implements program activities under the direct supervision of Lead Teacher(s) or Associate Teacher(s) and assists the Lead Teachers (further referred to as “Teacher” in this PD) in providing developmentally appropriate care and early education to children of Staff, Faculty, and Students of the University by:
Creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, nurturing, and stimulating environment for children
Conducting programs and activities that implement the emergent curriculum of the classroom.
Developing and maintaining mutually supportive relationships with individual parents that enable both parents and teaching staff to meet each child’s individual needs,
Monitor and Support each child’s individual development.
This position reports to the Director of Hoya Kids Learning Center, with day to day guidance and direction from the classroom teacher(s). All child care center staff and Georgetown University student assistants work with this position and report to the Director.
Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
Knowledge and application of a play-based, child-centered learning environment
Prior experience working in a high quality early childhood program
Experience with Teaching Strategies GOLD online
Requirements and Qualifications
CDA (or equivalent) required
Computer experience to include email, and basic word processing and basic digital photography knowledge desired
First Aid and CPR certification
Ability to work well in a team as well as independently, communicate effectively and respectfully to children, families and colleagues and show flexibility and open mindedness
About Georgetown University
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