Easter Seals Florida provides services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families. We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.
Easterseals operates several child development centers in partnership with the School District of Hillsborough County for teen parents while they are attending classes. The program is designed for teen parents to be able to continue their schooling while their infant and toddlers (two weeks to 36 months of age) are cared for in a quality early care and education setting operated by Easterseals.
Our goal is to maximize each child's development so they are prepared to enter kindergarten, be successful and need no further special intervention. This is done through a developmentally appropriate curriculum and environment, warm and caring adult/child interactions, therapeutic services, family support services when necessary, and a team approach that emphasizes independence and family strengths.
The Teen Parent Program includes:
- Child Care services provided for teenage parents while they are attending classes
- Parenting and support for the teen parents to learn about caring for their child, healthy interactions and developmental milestones
- Accredited facilities
- Gold standard developmental assessments for all children
- Resource management and parent involvement
What we're looking for:
Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.
We are seeking a professional Substitute Preschool Assistant Teacher to join our team of early childhood educators in our Teen Parent Program in making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs. The Substitute Preschool Assistant Teacher will provide a positive, safe, stimulating and inclusionary learning environment to allow the children to grow and develop to their fullest potential.
Our substitutes will fill in when our Preschool Teachers or Assistant Teachers are out due to vacations or unexpected absence. You may know ahead of time when you are needed, or you may be called at a moment's notice.
Our substitute positions require interacting with children and their families. You must be comfortable with diapering, feeding and getting on the floor to play with the children. The substitutes will provide a positive, safe, stimulating and inclusionary environment to allow the children in our programs to grow and develop to their fullest potential.
What you'll be doing:
Benefits of joining the Easterseals Florida team: