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Assistant Teacher (PT)

Company: Westcare
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $15 / hourly



  • At a minimum, must hold a National Child Development Associate (CDA) or another early childhood credential that meets or exceeds the requirements of the National CDA and is recognized by regulatory agencies in at least five states.
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain and maintain WestCares vehicle insurance is required.
  • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification, and an annual Tuberculosis test.Education:
    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or a related field is preferred.
    • An associate's degree with at least 6 college credit hours in early childhood education/child development is required.
    • A National Early Childhood credential or an active School-Age Child Care credential may be substituted for formal educational qualifications.Responsibilities:
      • Maintains a safe play environment
      • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
      • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
      • Dress children and change diapers.
      • Observes and monitor children's play activities.
      • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
      • Assist in keeping records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, and meals served.
      • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
      • Discipline children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for their own clothing and picking up toys and books.
      • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
      • Regulate children's rest periods.
      • Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
      • Sterilize bottles and prepare formulas.
      • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
      • participate in recreational activities and outings, such as games and field trips.Position Summary:The Assistant Teacher will assist in the day-to-day activities to prepare children, infants to 5 years, for elementary school by developing their vocabulary, social skills, and behavior.

        What is WestCare?WestCare, a family of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, provides a wide spectrum of health and human services in both residential and outpatient environments. Our services include substance abuse and addiction treatment, homeless and runaway shelters, domestic violence treatment and prevention, and mental health programs.

        About Westcare:

        Who We AreSince 1973, WestCare has provided health and human services with a commitment to delivering high-quality and cost-effective services that empower people to transform their lives.THE MISSION.We are resolutely dedicated to the populations we serve, as well as our employees, and actively promote the wellness and empowerment of individuals, their families, and their communities.Our MissionWestCare empowers everyone with whom we come into contact with to engage in a process of healing, growth, and change benefiting themselves, their families, co-workers, and communities.Where Do We Serve?Proudly serving sixteen states, three U.S. territories, the Dominican Republic and the Republic of PalauWhat Do We Do?We're a family of nonprofit organizations that provide a wide range of health and human services to improve the lives of those in our communities. Our service domains include:Mental Health & WellnessTreatment & RehabilitationCriminal JusticeVeteran ServicesHousing OpportunitiesEducation & PreventionDomestic ViolenceEmergency Support

Keywords: Westcare, Pembroke Pines , Assistant Teacher (PT), Education / Teaching , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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