The Mandel Early Childhood Education Center at the Shaw JCC of Akron is looking for an experienced child care professional to join our team. This candidate must have significant background working with infants and toddlers. A CDA or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred for this position. CPR and first aid training is a plus!
Team member responsibilities include but are not limited to: the care, supervision and management of a classroom of infants (6 weeks - 12 months) in compliance with all child card licensing standards and Mandel ECE policies and procedures.
The principal duties of an infant teacher include focused observations of the children, develop action plans, carry out activities on a daily basis and evaluate the effectiveness of these activities, ensure the safety and well-being of the children, maintain regular communication with parents, and contribute to the effective operation of the overall child care center.
Other duties include greeting infants and their parents warmly with enthusiasm each morning, initiation of classroom activities daily (singing, art projects, sensory exploration, outdoor stimulation), providing daily care individually to each infant, including but not limited to diapering every two hours, feeding on demand and maintaining confidentiality of child and family information at all times.
The ability to work well with others in a team setting is a must!
Enjoy a complimentary member ship to the Shaw JCC upon your hire with us!
- infant child care: 2 years (Preferred)
- preschool: 1 year (Preferred)
- Paid time off
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
- Gym memberships or discounts