• Assistant Teacher

    Job Locations US-MA-Danvers
    Job ID
    2018-1554
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Teaching
  • Overview

    Assistant Teacher  

    The Learning Experience is the fastest-growing childcare operator and franchisor in the United States. Having experienced unprecedented growth, TLE has over 300 centers open or under development in 22 states, plus an enrollment of more than 25,000 kids from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. We're going on 10 straight years of double-digit revenue growth! TLE is the most technologically-driven company in the industry with our cutting-edge mobile apps, use of mobile devices, and superior security features. We believe in providing a well-rounded education to children of all ages that extends beyond ABCs and 123s. We have written a philanthropy curriculum that teaches the children: “It doesn’t matter how big or small you are, it is the size of your heart that matters.” Children, staff, and families participate in regular philanthropic events throughout the year. If you are seeking a career and not just a job, TLE is the company for you.

    We are searching for enthusiastic, hard-working candidates to share in our success. At TLE, you will enjoy working with diverse people who have exceptional talent and team spirit, all coming together for the common goal of ensuring that The Learning Experience remains number one! TLE has given many employees a platform to display their talent and further their careers. If you are interested in working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere where employees are encouraged to share their ideas and maximize their potential, apply today and become a member of the TLE family! 

     

    Responsibilities

    The Assistant Teacher (Preschool Teacher) at The Learning Experiences helps to create and enhance the learning environment. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing atmosphere. You possess excellent communication skills, a compassionate attitude and strong understanding of child development.

     

    Our preschools are broken up into three completely separate classes according to chronological age and developmental stage. We do this to provide an environment where children can be independent and exercise a variety of personal, social, and emotional skills with children at similar stages of development.

    • Vital cognitive skills, such as matching, sequencing, storytelling, and writing are all incorporated into the preschooler’s daily routine.
    • Preschoolers are introduced to Fun With Phonics®, an early reading program.
    • Preschoolers are also introduced to a foreign language for the first time with our L.E.A.P. into Spanish® or L.E.A.P. into Mandarin® program.
    • Socio-dramatic play is encouraged at our Make Believe Boulevard®.

     

    Responsibilities of this position will include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

     

    • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class whether in the classroom, on the playground, or in common areas
    • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children's development and progress as directed by administration
    • Accept and maintain responsibility on a daily basis for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom
    • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
    • Treat each child with dignity and respect 
    • Encourage children's development in the areas of building self-confidence, problem solving, and taking responsibility for their actions
    • Interact with each child on a daily basis through circle time, centers, snacks, lunchtime, playground, free play, etc

    Qualifications

    Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

    • Must have a high school diploma/GED
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Maintain required state regulatory training hours

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CDA Degree (Child Development Associate) or equivalent Associate Degree
    • Valid ECE Certification
    • 1+ years of childcare experience as a Teacher Assistant or Paraprofessional
    • CPR/First Aid Certified

     

    In addition to competitive compensation, we offer:

    • Flexible work schedules
    • Life and disability insurance
    • Childcare discounts
    • CPR/First aid training
    • Continued professional development opportunities
    • Community outreach activities

    *Listed benefits provided at corporate-owned centers; benefits may vary at franchised locations.

    The Learning Experience's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

     

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