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University Kids Wants You!

We are seeking creative and positive employees: Full and part time teacher assistants, lead teachers, and receptionists for our childcare center located near East Trinity Mills and Marsh Lane. (North Dallas/Carrollton area)

Age groups 6 weeks to Pre-Kindergarten

Open Monday-Sunday 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

BEST PLACE TO WORK!

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View job descriptions and qualifications for the teacher assistant, lead teacher, and receptionist roles below.
Send your resume to ukidshelp@gmail.com (experience is preferred).

*University Kids is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher Assistant Job Description
• Assist group supervisor with both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
• Provide input for bi-annual assessment of children’s development
• Maintain daily open communication with parents
• Keep accident reports
• Maintain anecdotal records
• Maintain confidentiality
• Report any suspect abuse to supervisor
• Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy
• Maintain a safe and healthy environment
• Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
• Attend in-service and staff meetings
• Keep all appropriate records such as records, attendance and timesheets.
• Meet all applicable licensing regulations

Education and Experience
• Experience working in a licensed childcare facility preferred but not required
• A High School diploma or equivalent
• Coursework or a degree in early childhood education or child development or a CDA
• Impeccable references and a proven track record of caring and nurturing children to provide them with a great start to their educational careers
• The ability to meet state and/or accreditation requirements for education and experience
• Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work
• Must be at least 18 years of age

Key Competencies
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Professional personal presentation
• Customer service orientation
• Information management
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance


 

Lead Classroom Teacher Job Description
• Plan both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
• Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child
• Encourage assistants to contribute to curriculum planning
• Coordinate field trips
• Prepare monthly plan charts
• Complete bi-annual assessment of children’s development
• Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual reports and through parent-teacher conferences
• Maintain daily open communication with parents
• Keep accident reports
• Maintain anecdotal records
• Maintain confidentiality
• Report any suspect abuse to supervisor
• Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy
• Maintain a safe and healthy environment
• Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials
• Attend in-service and staff meetings
• Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom
• Keep all appropriate records such as records, attendance and time sheets.
• Meet all applicable licensing regulations

Education and Experience
• Experience working in a licensed childcare facility preferred but not required
• A High School diploma or equivalent
• Coursework or a degree in early childhood education or child development or a CDA
• Impeccable references and a proven track record of caring and nurturing children to provide them with a great start to their educational careers
• The ability to meet state and/or accreditation requirements for education and experience
• Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work
• Must be at least 18 years of age

Key Competencies
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Professional personal presentation
• Customer service orientation
• Information management
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance


 

Receptionist General Purpose
Attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. Supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• Answer telephone, screen and direct calls
• Take and relay messages
• Provide information to callers
• Greet persons entering organization
• Direct persons to correct destination
• Deal with queries from the public and customers
• Ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization
• Monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness
• Provide general administrative and clerical support
• Prepare correspondence and documents
• Receive and sort mail and deliveries
• Schedule appointments
• Maintain appointment diary either manually or electronically
• Organize conference and meeting room bookings
• Co-ordinate meetings and organize catering
• Monitor and maintain office equipment
• Control inventory relevant to reception area
• Tidy and maintain the reception area, business front, and as requested areas

Education and Experience
• High school diploma generally required
• Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
• Knowledge of computers and relevant software application
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
• Keyboard skills
• Ability to work a switchboard

Key Competencies for all jobs
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Professional personal presentation
• Customer service orientation
• Information management
• Organizing and planning
• Attention to detail
• Initiative
• Reliability
• Stress tolerance

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