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Child Care Teacher

Meta House Milwaukee, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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