Preschool Assistant Teacher
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job Description
Position Summary: The Assistant Teacher (AT) is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in the daily programming for children enrolled in Early Childhood Education Center at St. Joseph Academy (SJA).  The role includes helping to provide developmentally appropriate practices and high quality early care and education. The AT works in partnership with the Lead Teacher to ensure that the needs of children and their families are understood and communicated as one of the primary SJA liaisons.

The AT implements the early childhood program within local, state and federal guidelines, rules, regulations and laws, Wisconsin licensing, and accreditation standards.  
 
 
Position Reports to: ECEC Director
 
 
Qualifications:
  • AA degree in early childhood education or related field preferred (Staff meeting minimum requirement of a, Child Development Associate (CDA) or successful completion of 12 college credits in early childhood education; must agree to obtain professional credentials within 2 years of accepting the position)
  • 1+ years experience within early care working in a licensed childcare setting
  • Bilingual speaker (Spanish) preferred
  • Exemplary interpersonal, collaborative, and planning skills
  • Interest and ability to support children and their families
  • Ability to analyze an issue, identify options, and implement solutions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with people in and outside of the Education/Childcare Services department
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) and effectively interact with children, their family members, management, and staff members
  • Ability to respond positively to work direction and guidance from others
  • Ability to work independently, managing multiple demanding tasks under critical timeframes
 
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.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

 

Job Summary
Start Date
9/7/21
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Mon-Fri, 9:00am-6:00pm
Salary and Benefits
$12.50-14.50
Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life AD&D/Paid Time Off/403(b) match/50% off Childcare
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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