Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Greets each child in a warm and friendly manner.
Is knowledgeable of their medical and developmental histories.
Interacts with the children and encourages their involvement in activities.
Provides a warm, safe, and caring environment that is kept orderly, clean, and appealing. The environment should allow the child to grow and to explore.
Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of the children.
Provides overall supervision of toileting and bathroom time.
Oversees all lunch/snack time activities (and related record keeping for infants)
Maintains daily attendance records
Maintains good communication with parents on a daily basis through the use of daily sheets, notes, emails, or verbally.
Works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere.
Ensures confidentiality of privileged information.
Maintains adherence to all policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
Performs additional program duties as assigned by the Director according to needs
Gateway to Learning is now hiring full-time & part-time positions!
Able to effectively communicate to parents and work well with a team of other teachers.
CPR/ First Aid required. Must be over 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.
Earn benefits after one year of employment.
Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate
Must be sensitive to individual children’s differences and needs, and be willing to adjust
the program & curriculum to meet those individual needs.
Must be motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to
continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Must be able to relate with and speak to parents in a respectful and courteous manner.
Must be willing to work in a team environment; be willing to share ideas &
be open to other’s ideas; be flexible & willing to compromise.
As needed, to lift children (up to 45 lbs.), including bending, stooping, stretching, squatting, pushing and pulling, and sitting and walking. Gateway to Learning does not offer light duty.
Must be familiar with Texas Minimum Standards for Child Care Centers & abide by all standards.
Must know the location of fire extinguishers and the quickest evacuation route for fire drills.
Must maintain a professional appearance and adhere to Gateway To Learning’s dress code as writing in Employee Handbook.
Teach Christian Curriculum & participate in Wednesday Chapel time.
varies based on experience and education
Job Types(s): Childcare
Employment Type: Employee - Full Time