WORK SCHEDULE: Short term and 1 year contracts available depending on experience and interest, 40 hours/week
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. This position would focus on our infant classroom (0-18 months), but would work with all age groups.
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 a current CPR and First Aid certification
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
Employer contributed HSA or equivalent health care assistance
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references to the email below.
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
Previous experience supervising children
Demonstrated ability to handle loud and/or high stress situations calmly
Additional Salary Information: Performance based raises available.
About Little People's Learning Center
Located 5 miles inside Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance, in Mammoth Hot Springs. Little People's provides optimal, year round early childhood experiences to children ages 6 weeks - 10 years. Abundant with wildlife, breathtaking scenery, and an endlessly supportive community, Little People's Learning Center is truly a special place to grow up!