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Assistant Child Care Teacher (Floater)

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University

Washington, WA
16 Aug 2018
Annual Salary
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Job Overview

We are seeking a qualified and caring Floating Teacher to provide care and early childhood education in one of our classrooms . This position implements program activities under the direct supervision of Lead Teacher(s) or Classroom Assistant Teacher(s) and assists in providing developmentally appropriate care and early education to children of Staff, Faculty, and Students of the University by:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, nurturing, and stimulating environment for children.
  • Support the Center staffing requirements (staff to child ratios) by covering the duties of an Assistant Teacher when a core teaching staff member (teaching staff assigned full time to a particular classroom) is absent from the classroom.
  • Conducting programs and activities that implement the emergent curriculum of the classroom.
  • Developing and maintaining mutually supportive relationships with individual parents that enable both parents and teaching staff to meet each child's individual needs..

Work Interactions

This position reports to the Director of Hoya Kids Learning Center, with day-to-day guidance and direction from the Assistant Director and/or classroom teacher(s). All child care center staff and Georgetown University student assistants work with this position. The ability to positively interact with staff, families and children of Hoya Kids, and GU students is necessary for the smooth operations of the Center. The operating license of the Center can be jeopardized if compliance of regulations (staff-to-child ratios, sanitation, etc) is not maintained. Declining enrollment may occur if quality care and positive relations are not established and maintained with families, who are Faculty, Staff and Students of the University.


  • High school diploma and a Child Development Credential (by December 2018)
  • Experience working with young children
  • First Aid and CPR certification with in 30 days
  • Required computer experience to include email, and basic word processing

Preferred Qualifications

  • College coursework in early childhood education, child development or a related field is preferred
  • 1 year experience in a high quality Early Childhood program is preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certification prior to employment is preferred
  • Ability to work well in a team, as well as independently
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully to children, families and colleagues and
  • Show eagerness, flexibility and open mindedness

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

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