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LifeWays Early Childhood Center
3224 North Gordon Place
Milwaukee, WI 53212



Employment Opportunities:

Assistant Teacher

     LifeWays Early Childhood Center is currently hiring an assistant caregiver

LifeWays Early Childhood Center is a non-profit organization that provides child care, pre-school and parent-child enrichment activities for families with children ages infant to six years. LifeWays focuses on mixed-age, relationship-based care, providing young children with the best elements of care found within a healthy family.

Located on the Koenen Land Preserve in the vibrant Riverwest community, LifeWays Early Childhood Center is seeking dedicated and hardworking individuals who are passionate about working with children in a warm, family-oriented environment.  At LifeWays, life is the curriculum and there are ample opportunities for experiential learning.  Daily outdoor play, gardening, baking, storytelling, washing, singing and sweeping are among the home-like activities that the children and caregivers share at LifeWays.  
We are currently seeking a part-time caregiver.  LifeWays provides a collegial, supportive and democratic work environment that respects caregivers’ autonomy while offering plenty of opportunity for further professional development.  All employees receive two weeks paid personal time off after a year of service.  Employees who work 30 hours a week or more are eligible for health care benefits.  LifeWays supports caregivers’ continuing education by paying a portion of training costs.  The base rate for assistant caregivers is $11 per hour.  Pay grade based on education level of the caregiver and years of experience in the field.  

Qualifications and Responsibilities

•	Care for and supervise a mixed-age group of 8 children for 2 ½-5 hours a day
•	Additional availability to substitute is highly valued
•	Completed coursework in early childhood education (college level preferred)
•	Some experience in child care with a demonstrated interest in continuing in child care work  
•	Commitment to 15 hours of continuing education annually, 25 hours annually for a caregiver working more than 20 hours/ week
•	Meets all DCF requirements for training and job experience 
•	Meets all applicable licensing regulations
•	Knowledge of child development and Waldorf education are preferred 
•	Enrollment in or completion of the LifeWays Early Childhood Certification Training is preferred

Qualified applicants may send cover letter and resume to jaimmie@lifewaysmilwaukee.com