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Teacher Assistant Floater

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Teacher Assistant Floater
Job Duties

Teaching Duties include the care, safety, and wellbeing of all children in the group. Carrying out activities that teachers have planned for the classes. Helping children learn to adapt to and cope with real life situations. Keeping the environment organized. Expressing respect for children at all times. Participating in center activities. Demonstrating as a role model for the children, volunteers and parents. Continuing education and learning about the young child. Overseeing children’s play. Maintaining a safe, clean and pleasant environment.
Staff Participation includes participating in staff meetings and ongoing training regarding program, children and parents.
Parent/Community Relations includes working effectively with parents. Communicating with parents.

Campus Locations El Dorado
Nature of Position Part Time; # hours per week - 28
If Part Time, list Working Hours varies based on need
Hourly rate of pay $10.33 p/hr. Benefits include paid leave, paid holidays, Butler tuition assistance and retirement plan participation.
Open Date 07/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary


The applicant may be requested to authorize the College to procure a consumer report(s) for employment purposes. We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.


Required knowledge and skills

Increasing understanding of young children and their development. Ability to be a role model for young children. Ability to apply understanding of developmental levels to activities. Comfortableness in interacting and caring for children. General knowledge of nutrition, health, and first-aid. Willingness to accept supervision. Special ability to adapt quickly to new situations and new children. Willingness to read, to learn and to increase understanding of child development through workshops and study.

Required experience

Prior experience working with pre-school and school age children.

Required educational background

Associate’s degree in child development or its equivalent (30 credit hours of early childhood classes) preferred.
Minimal six credit hours in child growth and development or pre-school/school age growth and development.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Butler Community College website
    • Personal Referral
    • Online site
    • Print advertisement
    • Other
  2. * How many early childhood college credit hours have you obtained?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have prior experience working with children?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • PHD

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Transcripts (2)