Reporting To: Center Director
Employee Classification: Non-Exempt
Summary: The School-Age Floater is responsible for assisting with coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day activities of the classroom. The ideal candidate must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed.
Job Type: Full-time with benefits or part-time
Salary: Starting at a minimum of $15.25 per hour
- Assist with coordinating and implementing educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
- Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
- Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
- Maintain frequent communications with parents through discussions, progress reports and parent teacher conferences.
- Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
- Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standard and safety and security of children.
- Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
- Assist in other classrooms as necessary.
- High School Diploma (Required)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
- Minimum of 2 years direct professional experience in school age setting.
- Strong oral and written communication skills; technology skills.
- Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
- A strong understanding of child development.
- Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Must clear full background check
- Must pass health screening
- Must be able to lift at least 30 lb. weight.
- Must be able to climb and descend stairs.
- Must be able to move around a classroom for gross motor exercise with the children and to monitor the safety of all students in the classroom, standing for long periods throughout the day.