Early Childhood Assistant Teacher - (Steven's Creek) - Appling - job 1197655

Big Blue Marble Academy

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Appling, Georgia

Employment type: Full-time


Summary



Big Blue Marble Academy ("BBMA") is searching for a career-minded educator with the desire to lead children into the 21st Century. Our unique curriculum emphasizes global citizenship, character development, and foreign languages. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter, have strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. BBMA assistant teachers believe they can make a difference in a child's early education years, and possess a true passion for learning as well as teaching. Our teachers are dedicated to supporting our brand and mission of providing global education for children of all ages.



Duties



Assistant teachers are responsible for working together with the lead teacher in all daily functions of the classroom to make sure the classroom is functioning smoothly. Assistants have the ability to work with a lead teacher as a mentor who will provide training for the possibility of future positions at BBMA.



Classroom management

In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students, helping implement lesson plans, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness.



Communication and Customer Service: Assistant teachers must have the ability to follow guidance from the Lead Teacher as they develop relationships with parents and caregivers and support the goals and successes of the children in their classes. Must be tech savvy and assist as needed in using required daily activity reports, either written or electronic, to communicate about each child's daily activities.



Operations and Compliance: Follow all procedures for compliance in accordance with the state licensing regulations. Track attendance and transitions. Maintain cleanliness of classroom and other areas as assigned.



Team player: Must be flexible and able to help other team members as needed. Each day is different. Must be prepared to work with all ages, infant through school age, comfortably.



Requirements


  • Must have high school diploma

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Minimum of six months experience working in a licensed childcare facility

  • Must pass background checks

  • Obtain and maintain state in-service training requirements

  • Must complete CPR and First Aid training within 90 days if not certified

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and be able to see, hear, and respond to children's needs, including reaching high, stooping to the child's level, sitting on the floor and rising from the floor and standing for long periods of time.

  • Be able to handle, in a positive way, the demands that come with many children and parents physically and emotionally every day.

  • Bilingual candidates preferred

Contingencies


Employment is contingent upon successful completion of our background check, pre-hire screenings, and onboarding processes. All employment is at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without cause.



Benefits



We offer a team environment that supports the learning success of children! Our benefits for eligible, full time employees include health, dental, vision, and life insurance along with childcare discounts, referral credits and PTO along with voluntary benefits for short-term disability, an accident plan, and critical illness/cancer plans. BBMA offers opportunity for growth and on-the-job training to further your career in early childhood education. Compensation is competitive depending on educational attainment and years of experience.



About Us



At Big Blue Marble Academy, we understand what developing minds need to be successful in preschool and in life. Research shows that the first five years of a child's life are transformative for growing children's minds and developing their social-emotional skills. Whether you're looking for early care, daycare, preschool, or after-school care, we've designed our programs around what your child needs for their age and stage of development.


At the core of our curriculum is a focus on global education, which enhances children's perspective and understanding of the world outside their community. We teach children the importance of giving back and helping others in need, through hands-on activities and "Heart Projects." We provide the structure children need, while also encouraging their natural curiosity and love of learning. Big Blue Marble Academy provides a true home away from home for your child.





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