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AdventHealth Child Care Teacher in Shawnee, Kansas


Child Care Teacher Tech AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: BE Smith Family Center

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Maintains a positive attitude to keep customers delighted.

  • Supervises, interacts and guards the safety of children at all times.

  • Demonstrates the ability to accept and adjust to change.

  • Displays pride and professionalism in their work.

  • Is attentive and sensitive to the needs of other staff members, the children, the families, and the childcare center.

  • Works in a positive and timely manner, working as a team to enhance the experience of the children, the families, each other, and the childcare center.

  • Communicates effectively in the following manner:

  • Greets child and parent by name each day upon arrival at the Center.

  • Discusses the child’s day with the parent and acknowledges their departure.

  • Communicates with all associates in a timely manner.

  • Meets in-service and continuing education requirements as per department policy by the last day of the licensing year.

  • Maintains standards as outlined by Kansas Health Department licensing.

  • Maintains sanitary conditions in room with children while adhering to infection prevention policies.

  • Develops and implements age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) and monthly goals to meet children’s developmental needs, accreditation criteria, and department philosophy. Plans are submitted on time.

  • On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate and improve the physical environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.

  • Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the group.

  • Provides a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning and growth.

  • Models exemplary behavior in a manner which results in productive use of time and successful accomplishment of tasks.

  • Informs proper associate as changes occur to adult/child ratios to provide appropriate staffing needs.

  • Ability to work with children who have special health and/or developmental needs.

  • Willingness to learn and use technology.

  • Other duties as assigned


What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Associates Degree preferred

  • Computer Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Clear understanding of curriculum standards

  • No Previous Experience Required

  • 1-2 years of position-related experience preferred

  • CPR Certification preferred

Job Summary:

As an integral member of a team, assists in providing quality early learning, age appropriate activities and a total learning environment for the individual needs of each child. Provides a liaison between children, parents and the Early learning Center’s management.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.