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Teacher Assistant

Company: Doodle Bugs! Children's Learning Academy
Location: Mars
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring immediately: an energetic team member to grow happiness in our daycare classrooms. Teacher Assistants help to manage a classroom and facilitate educational activities for young children ages 6 weeks - 12 years old.

As a Teacher Assistant, you will:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher with implementing the BRAVO! curriculum daily
  • Demonstrate warmth and affection towards all children in the center
  • Guide children through positive language, positive reinforcement, and redirection
  • Communicate effectively with parents and families, including parent conferences
  • Attend monthly faculty meetings
  • Promote the classroom and the Doodle Bugs! center
  • Contribute classroom information to personalize parent tours; orient new families
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, licensing regulations, and staff to child ratios
  • Stay current on policies, regulations, laws, standards, and education trends
    Top 10 Reasons to Join the Doodleverse!
    • Flexible Scheduling - Predictable hours and no evening or weekend shifts!
    • Unique BRAVO! Curriculum - Our curriculum was developed in-house by a team of education professionals, so you can spend less time creating lesson plans and more time developing meaningful relationships with the children in your classroom!
    • Fully Stocked Classroom Resources - All resources are provided and replenished regularly so you do NOT have to purchase curriculum supplies!
    • Latest Software and Technology - Each classroom is equipped with iPads and software to enhance our curriculum, improve parent communication, and propel professional development.
    • Doodle University - Our company-specific training website allows you to receive ongoing training and development to grow in your professional career.
    • Emergency Training - Regular opportunities for eligible employees to receive paid training for CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration certifications!
    • Annual Staff Development Day - On the Friday before Labor Day all centers shut down to honor our hardworking staff. This is a paid day of professional development, classroom preparation, and breakfast and lunch on us!
    • Celebration and Appreciation - We work hard and play hard! We offer contests and prizes, bonus opportunities, and anniversary and appreciation gifts!
    • Transfer Opportunities - Doodle Bugs! has 17 locations in New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Internal job openings are posted weekly, so we actively encourage transfer opportunities!
    • Advancement Opportunities - 65% of our Administrative and Management teams have been promoted from within!
      • Competitive salaries, weekly paychecks, and 100% paid training
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays - In addition to your PTO hours, we recognize 8 holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day)
      • 401(k) Plan - Doodle Bugs! will contribute 50 cents for every dollar you contribute, up to 2% of your total annual income
      • Health and Dental Insurance - Multiple plan options for you and your family
      • IC360 Healthy Advantage Plan - this is an affordable healthcare benefit option which provides access to office visits, telemedicine, urgent care, wellness, and prescription drugs
      • Supplemental Insurances - Benefits include vision, accident, and disability insurances
      • Life Insurance - 100% employer-paid policy
      • Employee Assistance Program - Free enrollment for access to counseling referrals, legal advice, and more
      • Working Advantage Employee Discount Program - Save money on movie tickets, theme park tickets, Broadway tickets, hotels, car rentals, gift certificates, and more!
      • Bug Squad Team - Opportunity to participate in community partnerships, promotional events, and select NFL and NHL childcare provider teams ($20 per hour rate for each event)
      • Employee Referrals - Earn up to $100 per employee you refer to work at Doodle Bugs!
      • Childcare Discount - Save 65% on regular tuition for School Age programs
        • High School Diploma or GED
        • 1 year of experience working with young children (babysitting or family members both applicable)
        • Ability to multitask and work both independently and as a team
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Passion for working with children!

Keywords: Doodle Bugs! Children's Learning Academy, Pittsburgh , Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Mars, Pennsylvania

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