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Join our team from the ground up and have a rewarding career in Early Childhood Education
 
If you are intereted in a position and have experience but do not meet minimum qualifications or you have a CDA, please submit a resume and we might be able to find a position for you
 
We are also looking for part-time help (Teacher's Aides for morning and afternoon shifts)
 
Please submit resumes by e-mail in word or in the body of the e-mail with the position you are interested as the subject to:

 

mariateresa@mariateresasbabies.com

 

On top of the qualifications listed below, years of experience highly desirable

Positions are as follows:

 
DIRECTOR (filled, accepting resumes for file)

(1) QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) Master's degree from an accredited college in child development or early childhood education; or b) Master's degree from an accredited college in a related field including, but not limited to, education, social work, home economics, psychology, and one (1) year of experience as a teacher or director in a child care center or preschool run on child development principles; or
(c) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in child development, early childhood education or a related field including, but not limited to education, social work, home economics, psychology, plus at least twelve (12) college semester hours, or the equivalent quarter hours of advanced study in child development or early childhood education and one (1) year of experience as a teacher or director in a child care center, preschool or kindergarten run on child development principles; or
(d) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in child development, early childhood education or a related field including, but not limited to, education, social work, home economics, psychology, and two (2) years of experience as a teacher or director in a child care center, preschool or kindergarten run on child development principles; or
(e) Two (2) or more years of college with twelve (12) college semester hours, or the equivalent quarter hours, in child development or early childhood education and five (5) years of experience as a teacher or director in a child care center, preschool or kindergarten run on child development principles

(2) DUTIES:

The director shall be responsible for the overall operation of the facility. Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Program planning and evaluation.
(b) Provision of necessary professional supportive staff to ensure that required
child-staff ratios are maintained and a child development program is provided.
(c) Direction and supervision of staff.
(d) Provision of in-service staff development and education program.
(e) Designation of an assistant director or head teacher to assume
administrative responsibilities in the director's absence.
(f)  Maintenance of up-to-date records, including personnel records.
(g) Securing proper maintenance of center to ensure fulfilling all aspects of
Commonwealth of Virginia and Arlington County codes and regulations.
(h) Shall make a reasonable attempt to involve parents in the program.
(i)  Representation of the center to the community.
(j)  Responsibility for orientation of volunteers.
(k) Other duties as assigned



TEACHERS

Teacher shall mean a person qualified to initiate and maintain activities acceptable to a good daily program based on the principles of child development.

(1) QUALIFICATIONS:

(a) Bachelor's degree in child development, early childhood education or a related field including, but not limited to education, social work, home economics, psychology, which includes nine (9) college semester hours, or the equivalent quarter hours, in child development and/or early childhood education; or
(b) Two (2) years or more of college which includes at least fifteen (15) college
semester hours, or the equivalent quarter hours, of child development and/or early childhood education courses.

(2) DUTIES:

Shall be responsible for, but not limited to:
(a) Initiating and maintaining activities acceptable to a good daily program based on the principles of child development.
(b) The health, welfare and safety of the children.
(c) The supervision of the assistant teacher, aide or volunteer assigned to the teacher's group.
(d) Maintaining an attractive, orderly and clean room.
(e) Attending in-service programs.
(f) Other duties as assigned

ASSISTANT TEACHERS

(1) QUALIFICATIONS:

Shall possess a high school diploma and certificate in child development from an accredited high school or high school diploma or equivalency certificate and two (2) years of in-service training in a preschool or child care center run on child development principles

(2) DUTIES:

Shall assist the teacher in providing for the health, welfare and safety of a group of children. In the absence of the teacher, shall assume responsibility for the group. Shall assist the teacher in the classroom. Shall participate in the planning of the daily program for children. Shall perform such other duties in the classroom as assigned.

TEACHER’S AIDES

Teacher's aide shall mean a person qualified to assist a teacher or teacher's assistant in the planning of the daily curriculum and the supervision of the children.

(1) QUALIFICATIONS:

Shall complete an eight-week training course in child development or complete eight (8) weeks of in-service training, approved by the county manager, under the supervision of a qualified teacher; and shall have ability to work well with children and adults.

(2) DUTIES:

Shall assist the teacher in the planning of the daily curriculum; shall attend in-service training when offered; shall help keep classroom orderly, clean and attractive; prepare materials for activities; and assist in the care of equipment and supplies. When needed, shall assist in food preparation, serving and clearing up for mealtimes. Shall perform other duties in the classroom as assigned.



Selected applicants are required to complete a TB test, a criminal background check, and check of the Child Protective Service Registry to the satisfaction of employer.
 

The following forms are needed prior to employment or within a specific allotted time:

 

Sworn Disclosure Statement.pdf

 

New CPS Background Check Form 1-1-14

 

tb screening.PDF

 

Criminal Background Check