|Position Summary: The Floater Teacher (FT) is responsible for filling the role of either the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher when he or she is not in the classroom. The Floater Teacher must be flexible and knowledgeable to work with any age group as needed. The Floater/Substitute assists other teaching staff in the daily programming for children enrolled at St. Joseph Academy (SJA). The role includes helping to provide developmentally appropriate practices and high quality early care and education. The Floater/Substitute works in partnership with the teaching staff to ensure that the needs of children and their families are understood and communicated as one of the primary SJA liaisons. The Floater Teacher implements the early childhood program within local, state and federal guidelines, rules, regulations and laws, Wisconsin licensing, and accreditation standards. The floater is flexible and can work with a variety of age groups.
|Position Reports to: ECEC Director|
|Equipment Used: Office equipment: personal computers, printers, phone systems, fax machine, photocopier|
|Physical and Mental Requirements: Must have ability to sit (25%), walk/stand (75%), routinely throughout the shift. Must be able to periodically lift up to 50 lbs. Must have functional senses/manual dexterity to carry out the job; communicate effectively; and use of office equipment. Must have the ability to deal effectively with the stress of managing emergency/critical situations and multiple tasks.|
|Performs duties with exposure to infectious or communicable diseases inherent to care children, and occasional exposure to loud or unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of the children and seasonal exposure to high humidity, heat and cold due to the internal and external environment.