Join Our Team
Spring Knolls is seeking Classroom Aides!
We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Preschool Aide to join our team. If you have a genuine love for working with children, if you are patient, compassionate and knowledgeable of early childhood development, we invite you to apply for this position.
Overview of the Role and responsibilities
The two’s teacher aide will work closely with the lead teacher to help design and maintain a safe, enriching, and developmentally appropriate classroom. Your role will involve providing support in daily classroom activities, fostering social and emotional development, and assisting with play based curriculum implementation.
Required Skills and Experience
Experiences and Training
High school diploma + 90 clock hours of approved child development training
Basic health and safety training and Americans with Disabilities Act training
Experience working in a licensed and registered childcare or preschool facility
Experience with diapering and toilet training
Skills and Dispositions
Understanding of and alignment with Spring Knolls play-based philosophy, early childhood development, and classroom environment, structure, and activities.
Knowledge of early child development milestones
Able to interact with young children with empathy, compassion, patience and joy
Physical stamina to keep up with children
Ability to keep classroom environment clean, organized
Collaborative peer, who takes feedback well and contributes to a healthy staff culture
Be nurturing and patient
Details and How to Apply
This role pays $16.50/hour, for 17.5 hours per week; for 40 weeks a year between September and June.
Spring Knolls is located at 8900 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD. The core morning program runs from 9-12, with afternoon and extended care available until 5:30.
Apply by sending your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please note, that per state regulations, a candidate must pass a state and federal background check as a condition of employment.