Providing quality, affordable day care and support services to children and adults, based on their ability to pay.

Preschool Teacher Assistant

Salary: $8.75 – $9.50
Location: SALT LAKE CTY, UT, 84104-1319
Description: Preschool Support Staff work with children age 3-5 years old children. Candidate should possess a passion for working with children, easy to get along with, kind and gentle but firm when needed, be self motivated, and have a desire to increase personal knowledge and level of professionalism in the field of early childhood.  Should have some understanding of developmentally appropriate practice, cultural awareness, working with different personalities, challenging behaviors, and have basic computer skills.  Willing to help with child observations and assessments and give input to creating effective lesson plans, teaching concepts and keeping children engaged in a way that scaffolds learning and challenges abilities but does not frustrate.  Has vision for classroom management including routines, rules, appropriate transitions, and child involvement.  Establishes positive relationships with children, their families, and co-workers. Uses creativity to solve problems, resolve conflicts, be efficient in workloads, and in motivating self and others. Maintains confidentiality. Follows all licensing rules and regulations and complies with NAEYC high standards of excellence.

Qualifications: Must have or be willing to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) or other higher education/training in early childhood or related field.  Must have valid Utah drivers license and an acceptable driving record.  Must have or be willing to obtain a current food handler’s permit and First Aid/CPR and be able to pass a background check. Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred but not mandatory. Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30pm.

Open Date: 8/12/2015
Close Date: 8/31/2015
Openings: 2
Work Schedule: 9:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday
Benefits: Health, dental, vision. Paid time off. Discounted child care if needed.
License/Certificate: Food Handlers Permit ,First Aid

Please email a cover letter and resume to No phone calls or faxes, please.