Job Details

Requisition Number 16-0162
Post Date 10/25/2016
Title Education
City Ewa Beach
State HI
Description POSITION TITLE: Early Childhood Education Assistant Teacher
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Early Childhood Education Director
FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, On Call, hourly

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Kroc Keiki Learning Center (KKLC) Assistant Teacher is responsible for teaming with a supervising teacher and others in the KKLC staff in a providing a well-balanced, developmentally appropriate curriculum that enhances all aspects of a child’s development; including health, safety, education, spiritual, and psychological wellness.

The Kroc Keiki Learning Center Assistant Teacher will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. At least 2 years of college (60 credits) with 9+ credits in Early Childhood Education or
2. Child Development coursework, or College Certificate of Recognition in Early Childhood, or
3. CDA Credential from Accredited College or University in Early Childhood Education
4. At least 6 months supervised daycare or preschool teaching experience.
5. Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be accepted if approved by the PATCH Registry.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field of study.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Together with supervising teacher, plans and implements activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of the children in the program.
2. Ensures equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times. Assists in the daily inspection of the environment to identify potentially hazardous objects or situations. Reports information to Early Childhood Education Director.
3. Prepares the classroom at the beginning of the day and performs cleanup and set up for the next day’s activities.
4. Provides weekly and monthly schedules of activities. Establishes routines and provides positive guidance.
5. Provides activities that introduce math, literacy and other academic concepts and culturally appropriate programs and activities.
6. Provides daily lesson/activity plans which integrate our co-developed Bible thematic units and include a variety of experiences and activities for children including songs, games and storytelling.
7. Ensures children are supervised at all times, adhering to the Salvation Army procedures for Protecting the Mission. Provides a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable and builds children’s esteem.
8. Creates a welcoming climate for both child and parent, especially at drop-off and pick-up times.
9. Clearly and effectively communicates in a manner that children understand. Implements positive discipline when required.
10. Observes children and makes note of progress. Develops and maintains current, accurate and confidential files.
11. Under the direction of the teacher communicates with parents, discusses children’s development with parents and keeps parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child’s progress.
12. Plans together with supervising teacher and assists the teacher in providing information, training, and guidance to Aides, trainees, and volunteers.
13. Assists in providing appropriate feedback to aides and volunteers on work performance and other job related activities as needed.
14. Promotes team spirit and cooperation between staff, volunteers, and parents.
15. Teaches proper eating habits and personal hygiene. Serves meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
16. Knows emergency procedures.
17. Attends scheduled KKLC Family Events outside of regular work hours. Flex time will be provided.
18. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
19. Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
20. Attend staff meetings and other administrative meetings.
21. Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
22. Perform other duties as assigned.
• Interested parties must apply online at http://www.kroccenterhawaii.org/careers.html

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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