Assistant Teacher - Preschool

Mini University, Inc. Dayton , OH 45401

Posted 9 months ago

Job Description

Professionals Caring About Your Childs Education: This is the motto that has served Mini University well for over 25 years. Each word indicates the significant role an Assistant Teacher accepts when joining the Mini U Team.

Assistant Teachers are responsible for supporting the emotional and educational needs of young children. They must assist Teachers with intentionally preparing and maintaining an enriched learning environment. They help the Teacher assess the needs of each child in their class, and then use this assessment data to differentiate and individualize instruction to support each childs developing skills and knowledge. Assistant Teachers are held accountable for nurturing children, responding to their interests and needs, and making learning meaningful. They assist Teachers in implementing the curriculum, and work with diverse families, administrators and team members.

Assistant Teachers are expected to maintain a high level of quality in early care and education by being able to understand, articulate and meet the standards, criteria and guidelines outlined in the following:

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Standards and Criteria; Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Child Care Licensing Regulations; Step Up to Quality

The profession of Early Childhood Education is rapidly changing in Ohio and across the country. Assistant Teachers must make a commitment to stay abreast of these changes by reading the latest research on achieving positive child outcomes and being willing to try new strategies to best serve the needs of young children and their families. Its an exciting time to be an Assistant Teacher of young children. Each day you should laugh, play, grow and learn as you nurture and teach young children.

Educational Qualification:

At least 60 hours (or equivalent) of Ohio Approved training


Child Development Associate (CDA)



1. Be willing and able to impart information and orally communicate with children, families and others.

2. Be willing and able to understand and respond to oral communications and directions.

3. Be willing and able to read, write, understand and respond to written instructions, communications and materials.

4. Have the capacity to ensure the safety of, observe, and assess all situations involving a child, a group of children and co-workers.

5. Have mobility, strength, and dexterity to be able to lift a child weighing up to 40 pounds; interact at each child's level; and retrieve children who wander and/or run from the group.

Wage: $11.00/hr. and excellent benefits.

Company Description

Mini University currently operates five high quality early learning centers for children. All the centers are nationally accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and are 5 STAR Step up to Quality Rated in Ohio (SUTQ)
Miami University
Child Development Center
For Children 6 weeks to 12 years old
Miami Valley Hospital
Child Care Center
For Children 6 weeks to 6 years old
Montgomery County's
Mini University
For Children 6 weeks to 6 years old
Summer Camp ages 6 to 12 years old
Wright State University
Child Development Center
For Children 6 weeks to 12 years old
Sinclair Community College Preschool
Dayton, Oh
For Children 3 - 5 years
Mini University is a leader in early care and education, and is making a difference in the lives of young children and families in Ohio!
We are a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited
Only 7% nationally, 5% in the state of Ohio, and 3% of the centers in Montgomery, Greene and Butler County achieve this highest level of quality. Our Wright State program was the first center in Greene County to be nationally accredited (1990).
All centers are "5 star" rated, the highest rating in Ohio's Step up to Quality system (SUTQ).
Mini University was the first "3 star" programs in Butler, Greene and Montgomery County
Mini University has been awarded the Outstanding Child Care Center Award (Dayton Association for Young Children)
Montgomery County~2002
Mini University was awarded Teacher and Administrator of the Year Recognition (DAYC)
Mini University was awarded Ohio Department of Education: Leadership Award - WSU Executive Director, 2009
In 1997 Governor Voinovich visited MVH as model employer-sponsored center in the state
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Assistant Teacher - Preschool

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