First Steps Early Learning Center Assistant Teachers in Early Childhood in Melrose, Massachusetts

If you love children, then First Steps Early Learning Center Is for you! We have both full and part-time positions available in both Medford and Chelsea, MA. Responsibilities: Provide an optimal learning and safe environment for children to feel comfortable Comfort children and help to build self esteem Assist with routines/schedules and provide positive guidance Observing and monitoring student activity at all times in a classroom, gymnasium, playground, during meals, etc Maintain the health and well-being of the children Performing organizational duties for teachers (copying, printing, computer work) Helping teachers to prepare and execute lesson plans and activities Assist teacher with planning and implementing activities to meet the physical, developmental, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games, and story telling Cleaning, meal preparation, sanitizing, changing diapers, feeding children, potty training, assisting with naps, etc. Dealing with minor injuries Other responsibilities as necessary Qualifications: Excellent communication skills, be able to multi-task, be flexible, energetic, team player, loves children, and likes to have fun! Must have some experience with kids under 5 years of age! MUST LOVE CHILDREN! Must be creative and able to think on their feet Ability to clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand The ability to stay calm in most situations Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and/or a child of 5 years old First Aid & CPR certified a plus