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Teacher/Teacher's Aide in Child Care Center

Teacher/Teacher's Aide in Child Care Center

Visitation School, an independent Catholic school serving coed infant through grade six, and girls in Grades 7 through 12, seeks an Infant Teacher and a Toddler/Preschool Teacher and/or Teacher's Aide in the NAEYC accredited Visitation Child Care Center located in Mendota Heights, MN. The position is benefit-eligible and available January 15, 2021 or earlier.

Position description includes:

  • Respect and encourage the uniqueness and individual differences of each child.
  • Tend to each child's physical, social and emotional needs.
  • Display an attitude of respect for all children and families in our program.
  • Follow child and program schedule and individualize curriculum to meet children's needs.
  • Communicate and work with parents to build a bridge between home and school.
  • Work cooperatively with staff members to plan curriculum and promote team teaching.
  • Maintain a safe and stimulating classroom environment.
  • Be available eight hours a day, Monday through Friday.

The qualified candidate should:

  • Be willing to embrace the Visitation School mission.
  • Have a strong desire to work with infants, toddlers and/or preschoolers.
  • For a Teacher position, an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or a related field is preferred.
  • For a Teacher's Aide position, some training in the field of child development is preferred.
  • Have a minimum of one year of experience in a licensed and accredited center (preferred).
  • Be familiar with Minnesota Department of Human Services Program Rule 3 and with National Association for the Education of Young Children standards and guidelines (preferred).
  • Have Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Training (preferred).
  • Be CPR and First Aid Certified (preferred).
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

Qualified candidates should send their resume, cover letter and two references to Anne Cherrier at Acherrier@vischool.org. For more information, visit our website at www.visitation.net. Visitation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.