Child Care Aware® of America

Child Care Teacher (Infant - Toddler) - Full-Time (Grant Funded Position)

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


Work Details: 

  • Ideal candidate will have experience working children under the age of 2.
  • Depending on need, the position may support multiple campus locations.
  • This a grant funded position with the possibility of renewal up to four years. 

Under the supervision of the Coordinator, Child Development Center, to assist in the instructional process by providing general support in a classroom setting or lab and to carry out age-appropriate programs for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children. Work is generally varied using established procedures requiring judgment and the making of decisions. Day-to-day supervision is general in nature with work performed within established objectives; planning and arranging of work requires the use of a variety of procedures. Unusual situations or problems are referred to the supervisor for advice.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Duties listed may vary in terms of relative importance, and others may be added or eliminated as this position develops. In addition, specific positions within this job title may have minor variations in duties. Duties with a circle (·) before the number are essential functions as defined by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

  • Monitors, plans and prepares instructional activities and provides general assistance to students in the learning situation of the child development center; plans age-appropriate curriculum, including the development of lesson plans.
  • Plans and prepares curriculum and materials for learning activities as required; observes and evaluates students enrolled in the Child Development Program.
  • Implements curriculum that provides for the developmental interests and abilities of the children; facilitates children's successful completion of tasks by providing support, focused attention, physical proximity, and verbal encouragement.
  • Responds quickly and directly to children's needs, desires, and messages; adapts responses to children's differing styles and abilities.
  • Keeps alert to signs of undue stress in children's behavior; keeps supervisor appraised of children who may be showing signs of physical, emotional, or developmental problems.
  • Prepares exhibits and demonstrations for class presentations; sets up and operates record player, compact disks, VCR, and other specialized equipment related to the area of assignment.
  • Keeps order in classrooms, labs, and other space assigned; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Keeps progress records, notes, inventories, and other data pertaining to the division; prepares related reports as required or assigned.
  • Fosters cooperative interaction with other staff, students’ parents, and student teachers.
  • Participates in in-service training, workshops, and other educational activities as required or assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

Compliance with all state, federal, and accreditation standards/requirements, as well as all MATC policies and procedures.

Required Education:       Associate or Technical degree or 60 credits in a related field. 

Preferred Education:      Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Required Experience:     One (1) to three (3) years of progressive experience child care teaching. 

Required License/Certification:     

  • Wisconsin Administrator’s Credential – Registry Level 12-  Certificate must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
  • CPR certified-  Current or obtained within 3 months of hire date. 
  • Shaken Baby Prevention Certificate- Current or provided at the time of hire.
  • Mandated Reporter Training- Current or provided at the time of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of instructional procedures and rules, regulations and practices as appropriate for childcare centers.        
  • Working knowledge of health and safety standards as they apply to children in child care centers.         
  • Alertness and judgment to detect and prevent situations of possible damage to life.         
  • Ability to relate to children from diverse multi-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.         
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, staff, and the general public.         
  • Ability to understand and support the student-teacher relationship.
  • Ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions and to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.         
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.         
  • Ability to lift and carry weights of forty (40) pounds fifty to sixty percent (50-60%) of the time.        
  • Must meet minimum State of Wisconsin licensing requirements.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70786711
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Position Title: Child Care Teacher (Infant - Toddler) - Full-Time (Grant Funded Position)
  • Job Function: Professional Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $20.96 - $26.20 (Hourly Wage)

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse ...

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