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Child Care Teacher

Meta House Milwaukee ,WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

General Purpose

The Child Care Teacher is to care for the safety and wellbeing of infants and children of all ages in a teaching, child care setting while their mothers attend alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA) programming.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Plan and coordinate developmentally appropriate activities each day in art, music, language, motor skills development, and social awareness
  • Maintain order and control in classroom
  • Maintain a classroom that promotes the general health, wellbeing, and safety of children
  • Encourage children to develop conflict resolution, self-regulation, and self-help skills
  • Must be flexible with the constant changing needs of the department and how it serves Meta House. It is a drop-in center. Must be willing to relocate to other site when needed.
  • Ability to work as team player with ethnically diverse population
  • Stimulate and encourage children’s personal growth emotionally and socially
  • Keep accurate attendance records, daily progress reports, service sheets
  • Work collaboratively with parents and treatment teams using trauma informed best practices

Marginal Functions of the Job

  • Keep supervisor informed of any child or program related concerns at all times
  • Abide by agency policies and practices as outlined in employee handbook
  • Maintain physical state of classroom and equipment by practicing safety and cleanliness. Prepare healthy snacks.
  • Other duties with the organization as assigned by supervisor such as, but not limited to, sorting donations, escorting residents, transportation, helping with various programming needs, etc.
  • Participate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation group, individual and group supervision, and other trainings required by supervisor

Qualifications and Requirements

  • College level courses in related field preferred
  • Level 7 or higher on Wisconsin registry, Infant & Toddler, Preschool and Inclusion credentials
  • CPR and first aid certifications
  • Annual CEU’s in Early Childhood 
  • Valid WI driver’s license and reliable transportation

Other Skills Required

  • Able to work in a multi-cultural setting
  • Able to work well with school-aged children and infants
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel, and other applications
  • AODA knowledge preferred, but not required

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, and crouch for extended periods
  • Walk between facilities
  • Navigate within facilities including stairs
  • Lift 15 to 25 pounds
  • Manage and participate in gym activities
  • Work 30 hours per week
Company Description
About Meta House
Meta House is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that ends the generational cycle of addiction by healing women and strengthening families. The organization has been providing gender-responsive, trauma-informed, evidence-based treatment for women for over 50 years. Learn more at www.metahouse.org.

Meta House

Why Work Here?

Powerful mission!

About Meta House Meta House is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that ends the generational cycle of addiction by healing women and strengthening families. The organization has been providing gender-responsive, trauma-informed, evidence-based treatment for women for over 50 years. Learn more at www.metahouse.org.

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Milwaukee, WI
USA

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