BJC Careers

Daycare Teacher Assistant

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1171061
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.


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Role Purpose

Provides nurturing and supportive interactions with children and assists teachers in implementing a developmentally appropriate program designed to encourage each child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.


Responsibilities

  • Builds positive working relationships with team as a model of appropriate behavior for children and obtaining clock hour training per accreditation/licensing requirements.
  • Communicates effectively by being friendly, nurturing, and building bonds with children, assist in providing daily written documentation and helping to keep children’s portfolios current and by building positive relationships .
  • Assists teachers in providing a child-centered learning environment by organizing learning centers and providing activities and materials to support children’s developmental and educational needs, stimulating creativity and curiosity, and giving children a sense of security. Contribute to writing and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans using a variety of resources, of interest to the children, and pertinent to the goals established for the needs of individual children and always maintains a global view/supervision of children and child/staff ratio at all times.
  • Helps facilitates an environment of healthy social and emotional development by using positive guidance techniques and redirection, encouraging and modeling responsibility and respect, by recognizing and supporting children’s personalities, learning styles, and individual differences.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer