Childcare Teacher - $1,000 Retention Bonus

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-642946
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 08, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: August 13, 2018
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Job Description:

Position Overview:


The Childcare Teacher provides care and instruction to children ages 3 months to four years. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Employment during the 2019 summer at the childcare and at Blake's Camp Acoma


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director and Assistant Director in implementing a progressive Reggio-inspired emergent curriculum designed for children ages three months to four years old
  • Monitor and support the physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being of the children
  • Support each child’s individual needs, interests, and growth as well as the collaborative, creative process of the group experience
  • Use observation and documentation to access the children’s growth and understanding
  • Help maintain an organized, clean, aesthetically pleasing environment
  • Maintain vigilant attention to and resolve any safety concerns that arise from the facility or the children
  • Communicate effectively with families

Experience and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or bachelor degree preferred
  • Knowledge of children’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical developmental stages
  • Experience working with children aged three months to four years
  • Ability to work with children, parents and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, interests, and experiences along with a commitment to equity and pluralism
  • Passion for learning and professional growth
  • Collaborative working style
  • Flexibility, confidence, and a sense of humor
  • Creative, joyful approach to learning and teaching


Working Conditions:

  • Part of each day is spent outside.


Physical Requirements:

  • Position involves lifting, bending, squatting, reaching and pushing. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to get up from an down to the floor numerous times throughout the day. Will need to be able to react quickly to certain situations.