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Early Childhood Float Substitute-LaCrosse/Vernon

Company: Wisconsin Early Childdhod
Location: Madison
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Wisconsin Early Childhood Association is a statewide, nonprofit association serving as a professional association whose members care for and educate Wisconsin's children, aged birth to eight. We are affiliated with the National Association for the Education of Young Children.Wisconsin Early Childhood Association works to build a foundation for a lifetime of learning for Wisconsin's young children by promoting excellence in early education programs, supporting professionalism in the early childhood workforce, and calling for greater investment in quality early child care. WECA's mission is to meet the professional needs of adults who nurture and teach Wisconsin's young children through a rich continuum of services.The Wisconsin Early Education Shared Services Network (WEESSN) brings together family and center-based early care and education programs to poll resources and leverage economies of scale. A WEESSN Early Childhood Float Substitute is responsible for managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom or family childcare setting they are supporting. Educators must have a good understanding of children's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development to ensure a safe and stimulating learning environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Relief Squad Educator must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, work as a team with other educators and assistants and communicate with parents as needed. This position is responsible for the coverage of LaCrosse & Vernon counties. Multi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. By joining our amazing team, you help WECA carry out its important mission and in return, here is what we will do for you.Benefits:

  • 10 days of vacation
  • 12 Sick days
  • 13 paid Holidays
  • Life insurance, Short term & Long term Disability-all company paid
  • Medical Insurance with HRA- company pays 75% of your medical deductible & prescriptions
  • Dental Insurance- company paid
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending/Dependent Care Account
  • 401K- Company matches up to 3%
  • Relief Squad educators will have free access to all professional development opportunities sponsored by WEESSN. All costs associated with health reports, background checks and Registry membership will be covered by WEESSN.
  • Mileage is reimbursed for required travel
  • WECA is closed the week between Christmas and New Years and this time off is all paid as holiday. Duties & Responsibilities
    • Keep the WECA calendar current with times/days of availability.
    • Respond quickly via phone, text or email to WEESSN care requests.
    • Work with the Relief Squad Coordinator to ensure your licensing requirements are met.
    • Accurately track mileage for proper reimbursement.
    • Accurately track hours worked for proper reimbursement.
    • Arrive five minutes early for all jobs.
    • Dress according to the host program's guidelines.
    • Keep notes on program policies and preferences.
    • At all times, uphold professionalism, confidentiality and respect for the enrolled programs. WECA Community Responsibilities:Both inside and outside the workplace, staff are expected to foster a positive team environment through:
      • Respectful and professional communication and behavior;
      • Full and active participation within work teams; and
      • Openness to strengthening and expanding work skills through continuous professional development. Education & Required Skills
        • Associate degree in Early Childhood Education Credential with 3-5 years of experience
        • Certificate from the Registry stating that you are qualified as an early childhood teacher (WEESSN can help you obtain this if you do not already have it).
        • Minimum of two years of professional childcare experience.
        • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
        • A strong understanding of child development.
        • Ability to work in several early childhood settings and adjust to the requirements in each.
        • Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
        • Infant/child CPR and first aid certification (WEESSN can help you obtain this if you do not already have it).
        • Travel and reliable transportation are required.
        • Ideal candidate will have both family and group childcare experience. Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, development disability, sexual orientation or national origin.

Keywords: Wisconsin Early Childdhod, Madison , Early Childhood Float Substitute-LaCrosse/Vernon, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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