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Joyful Tots Childcare and Learning Center

Employment

Thank you for your interest in working for our great company!

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS
*Joyful Lead Toddler Teacher
*Joyful Assistant Teacher (all classrooms)
*Joyful Childcare Assistant (all classrooms)

Job requirements for Lead positions: An Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field is strongly preferred. Lead teacher candidates must meet or exceed all Michigan State DHS Licensing requirements (which includes 3 semester hours or 4.5 CEU's of infant/toddler development and care practices).  Our center blends a small family-like environment with high standards of early childhood practice.  The ideal candidate will provide our children with consistency, love, and developmental enrichment. This position is Monday-Friday 9-3, year round. ??• A minimum of 3 years experience as an early childhood caregiver. ?• Must possess a loving, nurturing, gentle, patient demeanor.

Job requirements for an Assistant Teacher: Candidate must either be enrolled in school pursing higher education in Early Childhood or Elementary education or be willing to go to school. Assistant teacher candidates must meet or exceed all Michigan State DHS Licensing requirements (which includes 3 semester hours or 4.5 CEU's of infant/toddler development and care practices).  Our center blends a small family-like environment with high standards of early childhood practice.  The ideal candidate will provide our children with consistency, love, and developmental enrichment. This position is year round. ??• A minimum of 3 years experience as an early childhood caregiver. ?• Must possess a loving, nurturing, gentle, patient demeanor.

Potential candidates for the Lead Teacher positions are responsible for the following:

 

Provide equal care and respect to all children  * Provide an environment that ensures the health and safety of all children  *Excellent written and oral communication skills *Develop, implement, and assess age appropriate holistic experiences for an assigned age group/Assistants would assist the Lead teachers with these task * Responsible for arrangement and décor displayed in classroom/Assistants would assist *Must have professional standards in working with children, parents and staff  *Experience working with a team of assistant teachers is preferred *Use positive guidance and discipline in their classroom  *Follow all Joyful Tots Childcare & Learning Center policies and procedures  *Oversee assistant teachers in their assigned classroom  *Must be self-directed, motivated and possess a strong holistic educational philosophy. *Encourage self-motivation in children and build self esteem *Create and maintain a warm and loving atmosphere in their assigned room *Maintain professional conduct in working with parents and staff, as well as visitors and the general public *Participate in professional development opportunities *Take direction from the childcare Director.

We are looking for those wanting a long and rewarding career with Joyful. Do not apply if you are only looking for a temporary job, or just simply "a job". We are looking to hire dedicated, energectic, professionals who love children and have the desire to learn more

 Interested candidates, who are serious should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to joyfultots@aol.com 

 

Dr. Tamara Jefferson

Director

Joyful Tots Childcare

22141 Coolidge

Oak Park, MI 48237

248-399-4569

 

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