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Preschool Floater

Tree House Academy - Tulsa Tulsa, OK
  • $7.25 - $9.00 Hourly
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Ask Us!
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Job Summary:

-- Is versatile and able to go into any classroom whenever needed from a newborn classroom to a school aged classroom. 

-- Plans and implements the daily curriculum for children in the classroom while the regular full time teacher is absent. 

-- Oversees and coordinates the children's personal care, hygiene, learning activities, specialized programs and positive guidance in the absence of the regular full time teacher.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

-- Uses positive guidance techniques consistent with state regulations, counsel's children when social, academic or adjustment problems arise.

-- Has a strong working knowledge of Licensing Minimum Standards as they pertain to center operations.

-- Immediately notifies director of needed repairs to the building, play area, equipment or toys throughout the facility.

-- Ensures that children are not exposed to equipment or situations that could affect their health or safety.

-- Accepts temporary work assignments in the event regularly scheduled staff is not available, such as answering phones, cooking, assisting management where needed.

-- Implements appropriate emergency procedures in the event of fire, tornado, chemical leak, or other emergency situations.

-- Administers CPR/First Aid or other appropriate emergency procedures in the event of serious student accidents or emergencies.

-- Properly maintains educational materials and equipment; ensures that children are using equipment in an appropriate manner.

-- Keeps classrooms and other play areas safe, neat, and clean.

Reporting Relationships:

-- The Afternoon Floater reports directly to the director, he/she also takes direction from other center management personnel.

Qualifications:

-- The floater must meet or exceed state licensing requirements for age, education, and experience.  Previous work experience is preferred.

-- Must be able to repeatedly bend, stoop and run; must repeatedly lift and carry children ranging from 30-50 pounds; must be able to stand 95% of the time.

-- Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with children and parents.

-- The floater must maintain a minimum number of continuing education hours each year.

-- Must be willing to be cross-trained in all classrooms/ age groups due to the industry that we work in and the demands of teacher/ child ratios.

At Tree House Academy we develop, evaluate and implement programs that foster your child’s social and intellectual development. While nurturing your child’s capacity to think skillfully and critically, we also strive to strengthen his/her commitment to values such as kindness, helpfulness and respect for others.
Tree House Academy seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles.

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