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Bethlehem Child Care Center
Apr 28, 2022
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Description: We are hiring a full-time staff to work in our preschool program. The shift is 9:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m., we do have some flexibility in the exact hours. Benefits: Health Care (premium partially covered), Vacation, Sick time, and option for Simple IRA match and AFLAC. Our center embraces play-based learning. We want staff to bring an attitude of discovery and curiosity to the classroom. Our staff work in teams to share plans, notes, and care for the children. As a whole staff we meet monthly as we share insights, ideas, and new trainings that help keep our program running smoothly. Bethlehem Child Care typically operates at capacity, and we often have a wait list. This speaks to the value we have in quality staff and in providing engaging opportunities for children. Besides having a large variety of materials for children to explore indoors, we have a lovely playground and enjoy being outside each day the weather is between 0 and 100! We have a high retention rate with teaching staff of about 7.5 years – staff enjoy working here. Desired Skills and Expertise We are a ministry of Bethlehem Covenant Church and affirm Christian beliefs and values. Staff are asked to support these beliefs as they perform their duties. Understand the importance of play in Early Childhood. Be willing to engage and interact with children with both indoor and outdoor activities. Work well with other adults- examples include taking direction, follow through, sharing ideas & communicating needs. Willingness to continue to grow in your understanding of how young people develop. Be punctual and dependable. To adhere to Rule 3 licensing requirements. If you are not familiar with these, be willing to learn and follow these regulations. Assistant teacher education and experience requirements. As a licensed center Rule 3 requires that an assistant teacher with the credential listed have the corresponding education and experience: 1. High school diploma or commissioner of education-selected high school equivalency certification Experience: 2,080 hours as an aide or student intern Education: 12 quarter credits 2. Minnesota license as a family day care or group family day care provider Experience: 2,080 hours as a licensed family day care or group family day care provider Education: 12 quarter credits 3. Diploma from Association Montessori International or preprimary credential, primary diploma, or provisional certificate from the American Montessori Society Experience: 520 hours as an aide or student intern Education: three quarter credits 4. Minnesota technical institute certificate as a Child Development Assistant Experience: 520 hours as an aide or student intern Education: no additional required 5. Two years full-time postsecondary education from a college or university Experience: 1,040 hours as an aide or student intern Education: nine quarter credits 6. Child Development Associate credential, center based or for family day care, from the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition Experience: no additional required Education: no additional required 7. License from the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning for Prekindergarten Associate Experience: no additional required Education: no additional required Compensation depends upon the qualifications. The hourly range is between $16.50 and $17.50. Contact: Jill Ravensborg, Director 612-721-2290 bethlehemchildcarecenter@gmail.com
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