Assistant Teacher
Little People's Learning Center

Little People's Learning Center

Teach Yellowstone National Park's youngest (human) residents!

Mammoth Hot Springs, surrounded by the beauty and wonder of Yellowstone!

Year-round
Location:
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Wages/Pay:
$12.00 / hour
Experience:
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 3 months (Mar 01, 2020)

START DATE:  March 2020   

WORK SCHEDULE: 32 - 40 hours a week

POSITION OBJECTIVE

To assist in providing the best care in all areas of child development for children in Little People's Learning Center, including providing a nurturing environment, stimulating physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth, and helping children to explore their interests, develop independence, build self-esteem and learn how to get along with others. Will work primarily with Mini Rangers (under 18 months), but teach other classrooms as needed. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with developing and implementing age-appropriate curriculum, and provide for a clean, comfortable, happy and healthy learning environment

  • Effectively supervise and interact with children throughout the day to ensure safety and security

  • Have and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of all childcare and Center policies, procedures, as well as regulatory and licensing requirements

  • Work effectively with other staff in a team setting, and attend monthly staff meetings

  • Attend to cleaning duties and general set-up and clearing of supplies and equipment both inside the Center and outdoors

  • Assist with diapers and help encourage toilet training

  • Communicate with parents about children’s daily and long-term needs and developmental milestones

  • Undertake specific training as required by the Center and the State, including maintaining a current CPR and First Aid certification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to pass a TB risk assessment, a background check, and central registry checks

  • At least 18 years old

  • Ability to lift and transport children up to the age of 5

  • A strong work ethic and team mentality

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience supervising children and/or infants

  • Demonstrated ability to handle loud and/or high-stress situations calmly

BENEFITS

  • Paid sick leave (as accrued) and paid vacation (can be taken after 6 months)

  • Compensation for 16 training hours and $150 in mileage and registration for employee training per year

  • Health Care Benefits (can be accessed after 6 months)

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Emma Ewert at director.littlepeoples@gmail.com by December 1st, 2019. Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and prospective employees will be contacted for interviews around the beginning of December. 

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