This position assists the teacher in a classroom within the same age group who are at similar developmental levels. Assistant teachers are educators that promote experiences providing high quality, developmentally appropriate, research based, cognitive and emotional outcomes. Assistant Teachers understand that the foundations for school and life readiness begins at birth. Assistant Teachers will work with the classroom teacher to implement the chosen curriculum in a way that accounts for research on brain development and child directed learning. Teaching staff will engage in the pursuit of personal and department wide continuous quality improvement.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. AJoint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior.We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
8 hour Varied Shifts
This position assists in the care of a group of children at a singular site. This position assists with the planning and implementation of a development/educational program for a program or child care center according to established parameters.
Assists senior staff with planning and implementation of the development/educational curriculum, lesson plans and programs in the individual classroom/playroom to ensure a well-run, purposeful program that meets departmental goals and is responsive to participant needs.
Assists with the promotion and maintenance of a healthy learning environment that minimizes potential and actual injury. Cleans and maintains toys and materials. Demonstrates health and safety practices.
Assists with planning and leading creative activities that promote physical, intellectual, social and emotional competence of the enrolled children. Participates in the social development of young children.
Participates in other various activities which may consist of recordkeeping, maintaining inventories and ordering or reporting needed resources. Assists children and parents as necessary.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 12 or more Early Childhood Education (ECE) credits from an accredited institution. Child Development Associate or Early Childhood Education credits can be supplemented with four (4) years of related experience.
A minimum of two years of experience working with children. Must be at least 18 years of age, 21 years of age for locations that require being left with children alone. Must have knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice for each age group represented. Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.
Associates degree in Early Childhood Development or Child Development, or Early Childhood Special Education.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Requires significant use of computer, phone and general office equipment.
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require off-site travel and/or driving.
EEO/AAP employer; q ualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.