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Estimated Pay $15 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Meriden, Connecticut

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At Kinder-Garden Learning Center, we believe in fostering a nurturing, safe, and stimulating environment where young children can thrive, learn, and grow. Our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality of childcare and early childhood education. We are currently seeking a passionate and energetic Part-time Floater / Teacher's Aide to join our team. If you love working with children and have a genuine desire to contribute to their early development, we would love to hear from you.

The Part-time Floater / Teacher's Aide will support our teaching staff by assisting in various classrooms, helping to maintain a caring and stimulating environment for children ranging from infants to pre-K. The ideal candidate will be a flexible and enthusiastic team player, ready to step in where needed to ensure our daycare center continues to provide exceptional care and education.

This is a part-time position. The candidate must be available to work various shifts between the hours of 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Specific hours to be determined based on center needs.


  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times, being alert to the needs and/or problems of the children as individuals and as a group.
  • Keep classrooms, storage units, dishes, and bathrooms clean, neat, and orderly.
  • Clean disinfect classrooms, bathroom changing areas other children’s areas on a daily basis.
  • Assist assigned teacher in any way possible, which may include, but is not necessarily limited to:
  • Straightening / cleaning rooms immediately following activities.
  • Plan curriculum in detail for assigned class
  • Implement the daily program for assigned classes
  • Decorate the room with bulletin boards, pictures, children’s artwork, and other hangings
  • Prepare snacks and sit with the children while they eat.
  • Keep classroom, storage rooms, and bathroom clean, neat, and orderly
  • May assume temporary responsibilities of the teacher in the absence of the teacher.
  • Be familiar with and follow all center policies.
  • Prepare rooms at nap time with cots and sleeping bags and remove items once nap is over.
  • Report to the Director/Assistant Director any special needs or problems of individual children.
  • Report to the Director/Assistant Director any cases of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  • Attend regular staff planning and evaluation meetings.
  • Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with stated policy on discipline.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and guardians about their child's day, fostering positive relationships.
  • Assist with the observation and documentation of children's progress and development.
  • Participate in staff meetings, professional development opportunities and other local in-service workshops
  • Adhere to all state licensing requirements and daycare center policies.
  • Perform other necessary duties at the discretion of the Director/Assistant Director


  • High School Diploma, GED.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work flexibly across different age groups and adapt to varying needs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to interact positively with children, parents, and staff.
  • Team player
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass a health screening.

Nice To Haves

Coursework in early childhood education or related field preferred
Previous experience working with children in a daycare or educational setting is a plus


We offer our employees several paid holidays throughout the year. In addition, we also provide paid vacation time, as well as sick and personal time once released from probation.