BJC Careers

Daycare Teacher Assistant

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1181797
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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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