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Teacher Substitute/Floater

Best Friends Preschool Inc Mesa, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $14 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Best Friends Preschool is looking for a qualified Floater/Substitute Teacher for all classrooms. You must have a great love and patience for children. Professional qualifications needed to teach children effectively include; knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage children and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they will acclimate in the next level of education easier.

Responsibilities

  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional conflicts
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts etc.)
  • Organize snack
  • Supervisor to ensure children are safe all times
  • Diaper changing
  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards

Preferred

  • Fully Vaccinated
  • CDA certification or
  • Minimum AA in Early Childhood Development (or currently enrolled in AA or BS degree program)
  • CPR and First Aid certified (willing to obtain)
  • Food Handlers Card (willing to obtain)

Required

  • Proven experience as an Assistant/Lead Teacher (6+ months experience)
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable
  • Balance between a creative mind and practical acumen
  • Minimum 18 credit hours child development training
  • AZ Fingerprint card or willing to obtain
  • 18 years of age or older
  • 1 week training 830-5 Monday -Friday
  • Regular shift will be 4 days 10 hour shifts M T Th F 9am-6pm  with Wednesday Off

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26,000 to $28,500 per year

COVID-19 considerations: ALL Current Staff is 100% Vaccinated
Only employees and state officials allowed into school during working hours. Parents and potential clients (tours) only enter school after operational hours. All staff wear masks and all children 3 and older wear masks or face shields.

Company Description
At our family-owned preschool and childcare center, we provide children a place to learn and play while they make friends. For more than 30 years, we have proudly served residents of Dobson Ranch, Chandler, Tempe, and Mesa at the Don Carlos location. Our facility is available for children ages 1 and walking to 8 years old.

Best Friends Preschool Inc

Why Work Here?
Friendly, Fun and Free Childcare for Employees

At our family-owned preschool and childcare center, we provide children a place to learn and play while they make friends. For more than 30 years, we have proudly served residents of Dobson Ranch, Chandler, Tempe, and Mesa at the Don Carlos location. Our facility is available for children ages 1 and walking to 8 years old.

Address

2038 S Don Carlos Mesa AZ 85202

Mesa, AZ
USA

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