As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for more than 60 years. With 25 programs we offer treatment, prevention, growth and education services to more than 23,000 people annually. Together we: Nurture development. Foster resilience. Cultivate well-being.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Teacher to join our team of talented professionals.
Qualifications: CDA or AS degree in Early Childhood education or Early Childhood development or you must be enrolled in a CDA, AS or BA in ECE program to be completed within 2 years from the time of hire. Good understanding of child development, age appropriate behaviors, common childhood behavior challenges and appropriate interventions.
Additionally you must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted in order to assist children during emergencies. Additional requirements include a nonjudgmental approach that reflects cultural competency and sensitivity to the unique needs and diverse experiences of our students, families, business partners and of the people in the programs represented by The Guidance Center. Must have the ability to appropriately handle crisis situations.
Preferred: 2 years experience working with children in Federal or State funded, center based preschool programs. Ability to communicate effectively in English or Spanish. Experience implementing a research based and research validated curriculum.
The Guidance Center believes that our team members are our most valuable resources, and we invest in them accordingly.
We offer our employees a competitive salary, a team-oriented work environment and much more!
If you are interested in becoming part of our world-class team, please submit your resume on-line by clicking the “apply” button on the bottom of the screen.
The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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