Assistant Preschool Teacher

Cincinnati Union Bethel - Full Time

Job #17743

Description

Cincinnati Union Bethel is hiring Assistant Preschool Teachers at Little Blossoms Academy, located at 2015 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati, OH 45224. The Assistant Teacher positions are full-time, offering a competitive hourly rate and benefits package, including 401k profit sharing; contributory medical insurance; dental and vision insurance; supplemental insurance; company paid life insurance and short-term & long-term disability; generous paid-time off; and an Employee Assistance Program.

** $500 hiring bonus, after first six months of continuous employment **

SUMMARY OF WORK PERFORMED:
Responsibilities of an Assistant Teacher at Cincinnati Union Bethel include but are not limited to: collaborating with the classroom’s Lead Teacher, maintaining fidelity to CUB’s educational philosophy, implementing curriculum, ensuring a safe and nurturing classroom environment, planning developmentally appropriate activities for individuals and for the group, documenting child progress, completing developmental screenings and assessments, supporting the development of emotional literacy for each child, setting goals and communicating progress with parents. Specific Duties are carried out in accordance with CUB Policies and Procedures, and standards from regulatory agencies.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  •  Assist in creating and maintaining an environment that promotes optimal growth and development through positive social interactions with children.
  • Implement developmentally appropriate practices and research-based teaching strategies according to Cincinnati Union Bethel’s education philosophy.
  • Plan and implement activities that meet the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social needs of children.
  • Support social-emotional development and strengthen emotional literacy in children.
  • Encourage parental involvement and support parents’ understandings about child development and early learning.
  • Provide ongoing support to teachers, parents, volunteers, and other staff members.
  • Adhere to established personnel policies and procedures, ODJFS licensing rules, and Step up to Quality requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • A current Child Development Associate credential (CDA) OR a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, or Family Studies
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • A least one year of experience working in an early childhood classroom, preferably in an urban setting

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