Assistant Early childhood teacher at Cardinal Early Learning Academy

Company Name
Cardinal Early Learning Academy
Job Title
Assistant Early childhood teacher
Company Location
Dryden, MI 48428
Contact Information
796-2201 4085
Required Education
High School
Rate Range
Job Description

 ? Ensure the safety and well-being of each child by responding to their emotional, social, and physical needs as well as their educational needs

? Utilize developmentally appropriate practice and best practice methods at all times 

 ? Be a positive role model for all care giving staff and children

? Be customer service orientated and professional 

? Engage children in activities and play that stimulates their development

? Assist children with activities of daily life (e.g., diapering/restroom use, feeding, dressing)

? Help facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschoolers

? Creating and maintaining an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children

? Establish a professional level of rapport with each family in order to provide quality care and friendly service

? Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing curriculum and planning daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for young children

? Assist with the completion of daily sheets and the daily activities pertaining to eating, sleeping, and diaper changing

Communicate with the Lead Teacher regarding all aspects of the children’s care as well as classroom management


Job Requirements

An Assistant Preschool Teacher must:

? Be at least 18 years of age

? Have a high school degree or equivalent education

? Have at least 1 year of experience working with children and/or a certificate in early childhood education or currently working towards the completion of one

? Submit to various background checks including those completed through the Department of Human Services and the Michigan State Police Department

? Be CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen certified or obtain certification upon hire

? Complete a Tuberculosis test and physical and provide a physician’s documentation of both

? Be mentally and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a classroom

? Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences

? Have an awareness of the unique needs of young children and have appropriate expectations of their abilities

? Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry children up to 70lbs

? Be available for full time employment and available to work as late as 6:30 pm

? Have dependable transportation 

How to Apply
Please contact Kelly Fuerst