What does an Infant Assistant Teacher do?

An Infant Teacher will provide a nurturing and safe environment for infants to develop and reach age appropriate milestones. You will demonstrate good judgement in the care and play with each infant assigned to you. You will verbally engage the infants throughout the day in addition to incorporating play activities. You will maintain the feeding schedule with the bottles and solids provided by the parents.

The ideal candidate will be a caring individual who enjoys teaching young children with the ability to lift up to 30 pounds. You will have a GED or H.S. diploma and have completed the Early Childhood courses as designed by the state Child Care authority. You will have the flexibility to work a shift between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm and have reliable transportation to the Child Care center to ensure consistency for the infants. A clean drug screen and background check are essential before an offer an be extended.

  • Provide a safe and loving environment for the infants in his/her care
  • Give bottles to infants as provided by parents
  • Feed infants' solid foods as age appropriate and provided by parents
  • Change diapers as needed
  • Soothe infants by singing to and cuddling them
  • Supervise infants on the floor as they play with age appropriate toys
  • Put infants in cribs for nap time
  • Ensure play, sleep and changing areas are kept clean
  • Completion of the Early Childhood courses as designed by the state Child Care authority
  • Meet annual professional development requirements, per state regulations
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Caring individual who enjoys teaching young children
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Extended periods of time sitting on the floor
  • Ability to work a shift in between 6:00 am _ 6:00 pm that changes weekly
  • Reliable transportation to the Child Care center
  • Great customer service skills to communicate effectively with parents
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Avg. Experience8+ years

Infant Assistant Teacher Salaries

Average Base Pay

$26,821 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$21K
Median: $27K
$34K
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Luminous Learners Child Care Center
Infant Teacher
Sep 9, 2019

“I have been working for Luminous Learners for about a year now and i have had nothing but amazing experiences.”

KinderCare Learning CentersKinderCare Learning Centers
Assistant Infant Teacher
Feb 15, 2021

“It's a great career opportunity especially that I want to own my own daycare one day.”

A Child's Place Early Learning CenterA Child's Place Early Learning Center
Toddler Teacher
Sep 19, 2021

“Good hour range and close to home”

Stars Therapy ServicesStars Therapy Services
Infant Educator
Jun 9, 2021

“Kids are amazing and fun to work with.”

Atlas Immersion AcademyAtlas Immersion Academy
Toddler Lead Teacher
Jan 14, 2021

“Lovely and amazing children.”

Xplor Preschool & School Age CareXplor Preschool & School Age Care
Lead Toddler Teacher
Dec 9, 2021

“it took months for me to get my pay raise for becoming a lead and it was just $.50...”

Wish Upon A StarWish Upon A Star
Child Care Teacher
Mar 4, 2020

“There is a lot of teamwork and great people to work with.”

YMCAYMCA
Child Care Teacher
Nov 15, 2019

“This is a great way to gain skills interacting with children in a semi”

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