Assistant Teacher

Early Childhood · Ansonia, Connecticut
Department Early Childhood
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 16.44

TEAM, Inc. is a state- and nationally-recognized Early Childhood provider serving 600 infant, toddler and preschool age children and families throughout Milford, the Greater Naugatuck Valley and Waterbury. With exceptional results in Head Start and NAEYC accreditation, TEAM continues to be an Early Childhood innovator in the State of Connecticut and beyond. Adopting a strengths-based approach to supporting staff and serving children and families, TEAM excels at meeting individual needs and ensuring positive outcomes. 


Seeking professional early childhood educators for the following positions:


ASSISTANT TEACHERS (Infant/Toddler): Full-time, 40 hours per week - Ansonia


Pay Rate:  $16.44/hour minimum with increase after 90 days


Responsibilities:


Implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum; coordinating classroom activities, parent conferences & home visits; maintaining Head Start standards, NAEYC accreditation, & required state/federal documentation


Professional Environment and Opportunities:


  • TEAM leadership is committed to ensuring the occupation of Early Childhood is viewed as a profession with an educated, well-compensated, strong workforce. TEAM is the leader in compensation when compared to other Early Childhood community providers.
  • Shared teaching responsibilities; classrooms staffed with three qualified educators.
  • Classroom behavioral health and special needs supported by multidisciplinary team including, Mental Health & Disability Manager, Family Support staff, and multiple contracted clinicians & field experts.
  • Family Support Specialist assigned to each classroom to partner in supporting family engagement and positive family interactions and outcomes. Health & Nutrition staff work directly with teachers and families to address and oversee child medical needs and the implementation of Individual Health Plans.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities including regional & national conferences, in-service group seminars, 1:1 peer learning, and training support via the Practice-Based Coaching model.
  • Staff Recognition including annual agency day, multiple staff parties, and national appreciations.


Benefits:


TEAM, Inc. offers paid time off – three weeks of vacation per year, 13 holidays, personal days, snow days and sick time, health insurance plans, dental plans, and pension plan with an employer match of up to 6%, employer-paid life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage and excellent voluntary options including vision, additional life insurance (including spouse and dependent coverage), accident and critical illness insurance.


Qualifications:


The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a CDA and 12+ ECE credits (Associates degree preferred) with 6+ months experience working with young children. 


 


TEAM, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Location
    Ansonia, Connecticut
  • Department
    Early Childhood
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    16.44