multi-age support teacher

DEPARTMENT

Center of Excellence

REPORTS TO

Child Development Center Directors

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Either education or experience with engaging with ages 6 weeks-8 years old

TYPE OF POSITION

Full-time, 40 hours a week; Non-exempt

SALARY

$15.00/hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Multi-Age Support Teacher will assist in the daily operations of all classrooms. They will help ensure an environment that is nurturing and supports the development of children ages 6 weeks to 8 years.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Build healthy relationships with children through positive interactions and language

Help in the growth of the social, emotional, and educational aspects of children

Be strong in teamwork and able to work independently by finding needs and meeting them

Be reliable and able to take direction so all classes run to the best of their ability

Assists in other Early Childhood Development Program classrooms as necessary for ratio, including classrooms at People Serving People.

COMPETENCIES

Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality, listens to others without interrupting, remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things, has the ability to establish rapport and interact effectively with a wide variety of people including staff, clients and service providers. 

Ethics – Treats people with respect, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values. 

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction. 

Communication – Listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions, speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, writes clearly and informatively, able to read and interpret written information. 

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, puts success of team above own interests, supports everyone’s efforts to succeed, contributes to building a positive team spirit, shares expertise with others. 

Adaptability – Is able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. 

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses, pursues training and development opportunities, strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, shares expertise with others. 

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keep commitments, commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. 

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, looks for ways to improve and promote quality, applies feedback to improve performance, monitors own work to ensure quality. 

Stress Management – Possesses the capacity to maintain personal control and a balanced approach to stressful conditions. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises volunteers, interns and practicum students.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Basic computer and iPad skills.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and/or desire in serving multi-cultural, socially diverse population.

Experience and/or desire in working as an assistant teacher in a Child Care Setting.

First aid and CPR certified or willing to be certified within 90 days.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must lift and/or move 70 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can be loud at times.

People Serving People is an EEO employer fully committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting the most qualified individual without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We are dedicated to providing and maintaining an inclusive work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity. Individuals who have experienced homelessness are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Please mail or email cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
614 3rd Street South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

employment@peopleservingpeople.org