Part Time Toddler/Twos Teacher

Kaleidoscope Kids School, Ridgefield, CT - Ridgefield, CT (30+ days ago)


Applicants MUST be reliable, dependable, responsible, strong work ethic, and patient!

We have a positive and energetic culture, we are a warm welcoming we want applicants who dedicated to the position, great team players, who bring energy and creativity to the table!!!!

Full-Time Infant Teacher- Hours of availability 7am-7pm, however, vary depending on the needs of the center.

Part-Time Toddler Teacher- Availability 7am-7pm, hours may vary depending on the needs of the center, a potential for full time in the future.

The position offers the possibility for, 401K, vacation time, paid holidays, paid sick time in addition to health and dental insurance.

Duties

Not limited to the following:

  • Supervise and monitor the safety of children in their care
  • Prepare meals and organize mealtimes and snacks for children
  • Help children keep good hygiene
  • Change the diapers of infants and toddlers
  • Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allows children to learn about the world and explore interests
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure that children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime
  • Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of parents
  • Keep records of children’s progress, routines, and interest

Training

Childcare centers to complete a minimum number of hours of training annually. Training may include information about the basic care of babies, such as how to warm a bottle, and customer-service skills.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Childcare workers must be able to talk with parents and colleagues about the progress of the children in their care. They need both good speaking skills to provide this information effectively and good listening skills to understand parents’ instructions.

Decision-making skills. Good judgment is necessary for childcare workers so they can respond to emergencies or difficult situations.

Instructional skills. Childcare workers need to be able to explain things in terms young children can understand.

Interpersonal skills. Childcare workers need to work well with people to develop good relationships with parents, children, and colleagues.

Patience. Working with children can be frustrating, so childcare workers need to be able to respond to overwhelming and difficult situations calmly.

Physical stamina. Working with children can be physically taxing, so childcare workers should have a lot of energy.

Job Types: Part time with potential for full time in the future.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Early Education: 1 year