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Website Linmeyer Daycare Centre
Linmeyer Daycare Centre – Preschool Assistant Teacher 2023
Linmeyer Daycare Centre is a reputable and nurturing early childhood education institution located in the heart of Linmeyer, Johannesburg South. Our commitment is to provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment for preschool-aged children, with a focus on fostering a love for education through a structured and play-based approach. We believe in the holistic development of each child, recognizing their unique qualities and tailoring our programs to meet their individual needs.
Mission: Our mission at Linmeyer Daycare Centre is to instill a passion for learning in young minds through innovative and engaging teaching methods. We are dedicated to creating a safe, inclusive, and nurturing space where children can explore, learn, and develop essential skills for a successful future.
Vision: We envision being a leading early childhood education center that sets the standard for excellence in teaching and care. Our goal is to contribute to the overall well-being and development of every child who passes through our doors, preparing them for a lifetime of learning.
Educational Philosophy: At Linmeyer Daycare Centre, we believe in the power of play as a fundamental tool for learning. Our curriculum is designed to integrate play-based activities that promote cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. We aim to create an environment where children feel inspired to explore, ask questions, and express themselves, laying the foundation for a positive attitude toward education.
Facilities: Our daycare center boasts modern and child-friendly facilities, including well-equipped classrooms, play areas, and outdoor spaces. We prioritize safety and hygiene to ensure a secure and healthy learning environment for all children in our care.
Team: Our team consists of dedicated and qualified educators who are passionate about early childhood development. We believe in the importance of collaboration and teamwork, fostering a supportive atmosphere where each team member contributes to the overall success of the center.
Community Involvement: Linmeyer Daycare Centre actively participates in community events and initiatives. We believe in building strong connections with parents, families, and the broader community to create a sense of belonging and support for our children.
Job Positions/Locations/Ref Numbers: Position: Preschool Assistant Teacher Location: Linmeyer, Johannesburg South Reference Number: LDCC-PAT2023
A Preschool Assistant Teacher plays a crucial role in the early childhood education system, contributing to the growth and development of young children during their formative years. The primary responsibility of a Preschool Assistant Teacher is to support the lead teacher in creating a positive and enriching learning environment for preschool-aged children, typically between the ages of 3 and 5 years old.
- Teaching and Care:
- Assist in implementing a curriculum that focuses on play-based learning, promoting the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of children.
- Provide individualized attention to each child, recognizing and addressing their unique needs.
- Safety and Environment:
- Ensure a safe and hygienic environment for children, including maintaining cleanliness and implementing safety protocols.
- Create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning, exploration, and creativity.
- Work closely with the lead teacher and other staff members to plan and execute educational activities.
- Collaborate with colleagues to maintain a cohesive and positive team environment.
- Be flexible in working with children of different age groups, adapting teaching methods to meet the developmental needs of each child.
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with both children and parents.
- Keep parents informed about their child’s progress, behavior, and any other relevant information.
- Initiative and Direction:
- Strike a fine balance between taking initiative and following the lead teacher’s guidance.
- Contribute to a dynamic and engaging learning atmosphere.
- Conflict Resolution:
- Handle conflicts in a mature, solution-based manner, promoting a positive and supportive atmosphere for both children and colleagues.
- Professional Development:
- Commit to continuous professional development by staying informed about current best practices in early childhood education.
- Attend relevant workshops, training sessions, and conferences to enhance skills and knowledge.
- Participation in School Events:
- Actively participate in school events, fostering a sense of community and school spirit.
- Contribute to the improvement and growth of the school through involvement in various initiatives.
- Additional Duties:
- Fulfill any other duties as assigned by the school administration.
- Competitive Monthly Salary: R3,500 – R4,000
- Full-time, Permanent Position
- Opportunity for professional development
- Involvement in school events and growth initiatives
- Collaborative and supportive team environment
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Preschool Assistant Teacher position, candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- ECD NQF level 4 or higher, or currently studying towards a childcare qualification
- Experience working with children between 4 months and 5 years of age
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
- Experience with preschool-aged children
- Clear criminal record
- Reside in close proximity to the school
- First Aid certification (preferred)
- Vaccination certificate (preferred)
Requirements: Interested candidates are required to submit the following documents along with their application:
- A recent picture of yourself
Responsibilities: As a Preschool Assistant Teacher, your responsibilities will include:
- Assisting in teaching and caring for children in a holistic, play-based manner, considering individual needs
- Ensuring a safe, hygienic, and educational environment for children at all times
- Flexibility to work with children of different age groups
- Collaborating with the head teacher, maintaining a fine balance between taking initiative and following directions
- Working effectively in a team and handling conflicts in a mature, solution-based manner
- Committing to continuous professional development
- Actively participating in school events and contributing to the improvement and growth of the school
- Fulfilling any other duties as assigned
How to Apply: Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to apply by submitting their CV, qualifications, and a recent picture of themselves. Applications should be sent to [email protected]. It is highly recommended to send the application as soon as possible.
Closing Date: The deadline for submitting applications is has not been informed yet.
Official Contact: For inquiries or additional information, please contact us via email at [email protected] or visit our official website www.linmeyerdaycare.co.za. You may also reach us by phone at +27 11 436 9910. Our office is located at 107 Jan St, Linmeyer, Johannesburg, 2190, South Africa. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to our team at Linmeyer Daycare Centre.
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