Childcare Teacher

Company/Organization: The Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak

Location: Kodiak

Application Dates: 5/1/2022


Job Description

Childcare Teacher Hours: FT 37.5 hours per week, M-F Qualifications: 

  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or willingness to earn the credential according to a training commitment schedule planned at the start of employment.
  • Obtain pediatric first aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Associates degree preferred. In the absence of an associate degree, 2 years demonstrated, and relevant successful work experience may be substituted. Ability to demonstrate the job duties of this position description.
  • Previous teaching and/or group childcare experience is a requirement for this position.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to provide 3 references.
Job Description: Childcare Associate, supervised by the Childcare Program Administrator This position is responsible for providing a fun and stimulating learning environment for preschool children, with an additional focus on sharing the Alutiiq culture.
  • Develop a stimulating and creative program suitable for preschool children. Help them learn through experience, imagination & discovery. Use a wide variety of exploration play through sensory, physical movement, social emotional, and outdoor activities.
  • Introducing routines that students will be exposed to in school.
  • Providing a warm atmosphere of acceptance and nurturing encouragement where students will feel happy and comfortable.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching techniques (storytelling, educational play, dramatic play, media, etc.) to teach children.
  • Encourage independence through positive self- image for each child. Help them develop their social emotional competencies and build self-esteem.
  • Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments while modeling best practice for each situation. Redirect, Remove, and Reflect
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers, colors, do crafts, etc.)
  • Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are always safe. Always know the location of each child and what they are doing.
  • Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background. Parents and Staff who work together can better provide an optimal learning environment for children.
  • Collaborate with Administrator and co-teachers.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards.
  • Participate and complete all required trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Submission Instructions

Interested applicants please email [email protected] for an application and or with any questions.

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