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Assistant Teacher, Hoya Kids Learning Center - Georgetown University Human Resources
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Hoya Kids Learning Center (HKLC) is a child development and preschool facility caring for children of students, faculty and staff of Georgetown University. Dedicated to providing the highest quality child care in a safe, nurturing and loving environment, Hoya Kids fulfills a key component of Georgetown's educational mission to weave family needs into the fabric of the University community.
The Assistant Teacher S/he assists the Teachers in providing developmentally appropriate care and early education to children of Staff, Faculty, and Students of the University. S/he reports to the Director of Hoya Kids Learning Center, receives day-to-day guidance and direction from the classroom teacher(s), and works with all child care center staff and student aides in duties that include but are not limited to:
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 teachers to meet each child's individual needs,
Monitor and Support each child's individual development.
*This position assumes temporary management of the classroom in the absence of the Teacher and performs the duties of the Teacher only as needed.
High school diploma or certified equivalent
Childhood Development Associate or equivalent
Some prior experience working in a high quality early childhood program
Enjoyment of, and interest in, working in an environment with young children
Strong relationship and communication skills
Computer experience that includes email, internet research, digital photography, and word processing
Ability to lift/move children and materials (for example, boxes, furniture) up to forty pounds and to walk with the children on campus
Ability to be active with children (music and movement activities), sit on floor, get on a child's level (by stooping, squatting, or bending)
Understanding that the position involves regular exposure to communicable illnesses and bodily fluids
Some college credits in Early Childhood Education
Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD and PowerPoint
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; build positive relationships with all members of the GU community; demonstrate initiative to solve problems creatively; and show flexibility and open mindedness
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