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Kansas Employer Assistant Teacher in Ellsworth, Kansas

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Qualifications\ o Must be 18 years or older\ o Must be able to pass a background check\ o Must be able to lift 30 lbs.\ o Active Adult/Child CPR and First Aid certification (ECLC will enroll and financially cover within the first 30 days of employment)\ o KCCTO Foundations Certification (ECLC will enroll and financially cover after orientation and within the first 10 days of employment)\ o Consistent in attendance and job duties

Responsibilities\ o Be flexible to work in all classroom environments when necessary\ o Assists lead teacher with lesson plans, activities, and schedules\ o Provides input on ideas, observations, and strategies to lead teachers\ o Support the lead teacher in creating and maintaining a positive classroom environment\ o Maintain daily and open communication with families, staff members, and administration\ o Complete necessary incident reports, send a copy home with parents, turn original report in to office staff folder\ o Maintain confidentiality of each child, family, and staff member as well as confidentiality of the center\ o Meet all KDHE regulations as well as ECLC policies and procedures\ o Attend all mandatory staff meetings and in-service. Stay up to date on any trainings to have a strong\ understanding of the stages of early childhood development\ o Followed assigned daily schedule\ o Report any suspected abuse to Lead Teacher and ECLC administration, as you are a mandated reporter\ o Report to ECLC administration if regulations are not being followed by staff\ o Report any issues parents are having with the classroom, teachers, and/or ECLC administration\ o Follow the cleaning schedule daily to ensure a clean and sanitary environment\ o Complete any other duties that may be assigned by the lead teacher and/or ECLC administration

Classroom Environment\ Always assist in operating classroom within the policies of ECLC and KDHE regulations\ Use only positive discipline techniques as trained with all children. Ensure children are learning positive\ behaviors and provide guidance as needed\ Communicate with children at their developmental level\ Assists in establishing and maintaining routines with smooth transition periodsAssist in creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment that fosters childrens social, emotional,\ cognitive, and physical development that respects their dignity and contributions, in accordance with\ KDHE regulations and center policies\ Inspect, remove, and report damaged or lost materials and notify lead teacher immediately\ Assist in providing and maintaining a quality environment per CLASS measures\ Step up as the lead teacher while they are out of the classroom to maintain a healthy, safe, and consistent schedule

Curriculum\ Assist in providing a balance between child-initiated and teacher-initiated activities\ Assist in providing developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs of the individual child\ Assist in implementing lesson plans\ Assists in planning and implementing culturally diverse experiences that support families\ Role model healthy nutrition habits and socialization skills\ Assist children in establishing good habits of toileting and personal hygiene\ Work with lead teacher to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals and success

Administrative\ Help maintain up to date ProCare attendance and meal count records as requested by lead teacher\ Complete necessary incident reports, send a copy home with parents, turn original report in to designated file\ Maintain daily open communication with families through greetings, drop-off and pick-up, and ProCare\ messages when requested by the lead teacher\ Assist in updating ProCare activities/meals/toileting etc. for each child in your classroom every day.\ Ma ntain confidentiality of each child, family, and staff member as well as confidentiality of the center\ Report any suspected abuse to State and/or ECLC administration, as all ECLC employees are mandated reporters\ Report directly to ECLC administration if any regulations are not being followed by staff\ Communicate with lead teacher about substitute preparations and your expectations while the lead teacher\ is out

In signing, I acknowledge and agree to uphold the requirements of this position and understand the absence of responsibilities/duties can result in the loss of position.