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Child Care: Toddler Early Childhood Teacher

Westside Early Childhood Programs Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The Toddler Teacher is responsible for providing a safe and effective learning environment in the classroom, which includes children 18 months to 3 years of age.  As a teacher, you will plan and implement instructional activities and organize a safe educational environment.  In this role, you will work cooperatively with parents, other Westside Early Childhood staff members and school professionals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 19 years of age

  • Completed Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child/ Youth Development or a closely related field

  • Must have at least one year experience in organized group activities for young children / OR / 45 hours in-service training in Administration, Early Childhood Education or Child/Youth Development in a period not to exceed 6 months

Preferred:

  • Knowledge and application of the Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD

  • Knowledge of NAEYC Accreditation Standards

  • Training on the Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines

General Work Expectations:

  • Solid work ethic to include prompt and reliable attendance

  • Self-starter

  • Child-focused

  • Effective Communicator

  • Positive Team Member

  • Flexibility with assignments and schedule

  • Commitment to Program excellence

Some of the perks you will enjoy as a full-time employee include:

  • Competitive wages

  • Robust New Hire Orientation

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Professional Development Training

  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package at 30hrs or more

  • 50% Childcare Tuition Discount, childcare placement based on availability

Westside Early Childhood Centers offers benefits to staff working 30 plus hours per week and include competitive wages, health, dental and vision insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, life insurance, voluntary life and short term disability insurance, reduced child care rates, paid professional development time and Wellness Program.

Become a member of the Westside Early Childhood Centers professional team of early childhood educators and help make a difference in a young child's life!

Westside Early Childhood Centers  is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background,  reference checks, and fingerprinting process. Westside Early Childhood Centers is a tobacco-free workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Job Details

Date Posted July 1, 2020
Date Closes July 31, 2020
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 35-40 hours hours per week
SOC Category 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Zipcode 68114
Name Elizabeth Caruso
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job requires the following skills

  • Classroom Assessments
  • Classroom Design
  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Development
  • Paraeducator
  • Parent-Teacher Communications
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Excellent Communication

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  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
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