Assistant Teacher

Munson Healthcare Traverse City, Michigan Children's Educational Svcs Day shift

Requisition #: 53379
Total hours worked per week: 20



The Assistant Teacher is responsible for the supervision of children in the Child Development Center.


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, valid CDA Certificate, or the ability and commitment to attain within two years of hire required
  • Must be able to life a minimum of 30 pounds


  • Reports to the GSRP Lead Teacher, On-site Coordinator and/or Manager, Child Development Center


     Cares for children in the age category(s) checked below:

       __Neonatal (birth-1 mo)                                __Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)

       __Infant (1 mo-1 yr)                                      __Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)

       _x Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs)                       __ Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)

       __Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs)                    __Geriatric (65 yrs & above)

       __Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs)                     __All ages (birth & above)

       _  No direct clinical contact with patients


  1. Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.
  2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.
  3. Promotes personal and patient safety.
  4. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
  5. Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.
  6. Responds to needs, questions, concerns of parents and children in an effective and timely manner.
  7. Responsible for the daily planning and execution of all classroom and outdoor activities for the group. Lesson plans will be prepared on a weekly basis with one copy being posted in the classroom for parents, and one copy turned into the Coordinator.
  8. Supervision for meal times, toileting procedures, inside and outside activities for children in the classroom.
  9. Attendance at all staff meetings, parent conferences (as needed), and ongoing training.
  10. Cleaning and organizing of the center as needed.
  11. Responsible for the health, welfare, and safety of children in assigned group.
  12. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.