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Teaching Assistant

Company: Granny & Dot's Childcare Center and Early Learning
Location: Owasso
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Granny & Dot's is a brand new 4 Star childcare center in Owasso. This is an immediate position. We have 1 FT position 9:00 - 5:30 pm and 1 PT position 3 pm - 6 pm Avaliable. This is a great entry level position or a great position for someone in school for Early Childhood or Elementary Education. Join a team that feels like family!

The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers, Assistant Director and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher, The Assistant Director and the Director.

*Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required*

* Must be 16 years of age or older
* Minimum of 1 year of professional child care experience is preferred but not required. High energy.
* Ability to work well with others.
* Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
* An understanding of child development.
* Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
* Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
* Must clear a full background check and must pass health screening.

*Educational Requirements*

* High School Diploma or GED, and significant college credit in early childhood education or related field of study.
* CDA or 6 hours of ECE credit preferred but not required.
* High School Student with plans to major in ECE or teaching.
* Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement including but not limited to listed in the OKDHS Requirements for Childcare Centers Section OAC 340: 110-3-284.1 (b3

*Physical Requirements*

* Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels.
* May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
* A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
* Must be able to see and hear a child in distress up to 25 feet away.
* Must be able to participate in outdoor/indoor play up to 3 times a day.
* Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly during the course of each day.
* Must be able to push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.

*Benefits: *

* Paid Time Off
* Sick Pay
* Childcare Discount
* Scrub Reimbursement
* Tuition/Training Reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Employee discount
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Tuition reimbursement
Schedule:
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* What is your salary preference?
* Why are you interested in working with children at Granny & Dots?

Experience:
* Early Childhood General Education: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* CPR Certification (Preferred)
* Infant Safe Sleep (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Granny & Dot's Childcare Center and Early Learning, Tulsa , Teaching Assistant, Other , Owasso, Oklahoma

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