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ELITE STAFFING Assistant Teacher in SIOUX CITY, Iowa

Theodore's Academy has multiple openings for part-time and full-time Assistant Teacher/ Caregivers.An Assistant Teacher/ Caregiver plays a vital role in our children's time at Theodore's Academy. This role works closely with classroom Teachers, encouraging children to think outside the box, play and interact with peers, and teach them daily routines and good habits are a few of the many ways you will be shaping and growing our children.Responsibilities:Assist teachers in creating a fun, challenging, and relaxing environment for children.Responsible for changing diapers according to company policyEnsure infants and toddlers are clean; help them wash hands, clean up after lunch, etc.Assist with opening or closing of facilityResponsible for feeding babies and toddlersFollow all infant/ classroom sleep schedulesSoothe babies and toddlers when crying, disgruntled, or scaredCommunicate with parents at drop-off and pick-upReceive complaints from parents and channel it to the Director and Assistant DirectorOther duties as assigned by Teacher or the Director.Requirements:2+ years experience caring for young children in a professional daycare setting, between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 yearsThe ability to effectively communicate with the staff, parents, and external vendorsKnowledgeable in basic childcare needsMust be CPR certified or willing to complete certificationTraining completed in Essentials, Mandatory ReportingPhysical Requirements:Ability to frequently move from various positions, for example standing, sitting, walking, kneelingFrequent lifting, holding, and walking with children up to 25 lbsOccasional lifting, holding, and walking with children 26 lbs +