$10 – 15/hr
KLA School of Hillsboro is an innovative, early childhood Child Care center dedicated to offering children opportunities to realize their love for learning. Our state-of-the-art facility offers children endless opportunities for meaningful learning, outdoor experiences, and nurturing relationships with adults and peers alike. The philosophy of our school, inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, provides a unique educational program with a rich environment that focuses on the individual learner.
Teaching in a child care environment is like no other. One minute you may be teaching the ABCs and the next you may be tying shoelaces. Another minute you may be exploring ways to implement basic math and counting skills into your lesson plan and the next you may be calming a tantrum. It's a truly unique learning environment where the youngest learners are first introduced to academics, proper social behavior, and group learning. Our support staff has the opportunity to work with all of our age groups from infant care, through wobblers and toddlers to Preschool and preK.
Your job will include encouraging creativity, fostering academic growth, and nurturing your tiny learners. Our support staff is an integral part of our teaching team, stepping into classrooms for another teacher is being the teacher in the classroom. It's a rewarding and fulfilling profession reserved for those who love children and the learning process, who have equal parts enthusiasm and patience, and who feel right at home with paint on their fingers and a storybook in their hands.
As a support staff teacher, you may find yourself stepping into another teachers planned lessons, you are responsible to be an integral part of the teaching team providing safe and developmentally appropriate environment, and farmiliarity with the class and its lesson plans. Our team works as co-teachers with all staff contributing to the lessons and ideas, that are age group and milestones appropriate, as well as meet with our teaching approach. Your job will include:
Adapting daily routines to meet the interest and needs of the individual child and the group
Stepping in to classrooms for breaks or as substitute according to the daily needs of the school
Ensuring that the facility and all equipment is clean, well-maintained, and safe
Collaborating with co-teachers in planning and implementing activities that meet the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of their students
Observing children and making notes of progress and development
Integrating special needs children in a positive and respectful manner
Children learn best when they are in a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment.
Support Staff Teacher QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrated ability to develop new and imaginative programs within the field of early childhood Education.
Demonstrate high personal integrity.
Sensitive to individual and group needs of children.
A joyful approach to the child care and education.
Ability to create an atmosphere of positive and appropriate and positive discipline.
Able to be flexible
Sensitive to the individual needs of parents and ability to communicate with parents effectively.
Must be registered in the Oregon background Registry prior to starting date.
Support Staff Teacher / KLA School of Hillsboro BENEFITS:
This excellent career opportunity is perfect for energetic and enthusiastic teachers in early childhood education who have a passion for enriching the lives of children.