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SAFE’s Trauma Informed Early Childhood program seeks a full-time Assistant Teacher in the 2 year old classroom. We require a caring adult to provide specialized care and education to young children and work collaboratively at part of a team of professionals to meet the needs of families who have experienced violence.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of Assistant Teacher. This is a FULL TIME, NON-EXEMPT position at our Grove Campus. We will pay you $15.00 hourly.
Collaborates with director and lead teacher to develop and implement a curriculum and classroom activities that are child-focused
Values differences and effectively works to cultivate relationships with children, parents, co-workers, and supervisors
Works to develop and implement a schedule of activities which meet the physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of the children. These will include both indoor and outdoor activities as well as individual and group activities
Ensures that the children are properly supervised at all times. Communicates with director and co-teacher to ensure classroom coverage from open to close and works cooperatively with lead teacher to ensure care of children.
Identifies educational and behavioral goals of individual children and groups of children and implements curriculum that actualizes goals, engaging in ongoing evaluation and adjustment as a team
Adheres to SAFE Alliance’s Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy
Graduation from high school or completion of an accredited Graduation Equivalency Degree program required; CDA or Associates in Early Childhood program preferred
At least one year of experience required
Must pass all required criminal history background checks; have a valid Texas driver’s license and provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three years
Excellent communication and listening skills
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
All SAFE employees are eligible to enroll their children in our Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Program (ages 3 months to 5 years, space permitting).
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.