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Assistant Teacher Hume House Holt School Evening Care Program

Apply now Job no: 493660
Work type: Staff (Temporary)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Child Development Center
Division: Academic Affairs



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  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 


In addition to upholding all program and philosophical foundations of Hume House Child Development & Student Research Center, the role of the Assistant Teacher is to support the Lead Teacher/Director in maintaining the high quality, evening care program, and curriculum of the lab school. The Assistant Teacher will provide consistent guidance and support for children ages 5–12 and undergraduate student workers.

Daily Routines:

  • Contribute to the daily maintenance, clean up, and routine care of the children and the center.
  • Help with setting up the learning environment for the children and undergraduate students, plan in collaboration with the Lead Teacher to ensure an organized and functional daily routine for all.
  • Assist with maintaining order and safety at all times.
  • Supervise, manage, and participate in classroom activities with children.
  • Assist the Lead Teacher/Director in developing weekly curriculum plans and activities that promote social, academic, and creative learning. 
  • Assist the Lead Teacher/Director in maintaining communication with parents.
  • Supervise student workers and volunteers.

Assistant Teacher/Child Interactions

  • Provide consistent guidance for the children during the project and work of the day.
  • Interacting with respect and loving consistency to the needs of all the children in all situations.
  • Actively involved in the children’s work and always available for support when needed.
  • Interacting at the child’s level of play and experience and scaffolding children’s ideas whenever necessary.
  • Advocate for the appropriate resolution to children’s problems and offer support to children learning the problem-solving process.

Assistant Teacher/Parent Interactions

  • Supporting and understanding each parent’s cultural background and family structure.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all family information and never communicating personal family information outside the CDC.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
& Education:

  • Associate's degree in Education.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a school setting and/or childhood program with children ages 5-12 years.
  • Must possess current First Aid and CPR Certifications and be updated annually.
  • Must obtain all DCF required training including 45 hours of training and Literacy training documented and Current transcript filed with DCF including child abuse before the hire date.
  • Background check including Fingerprints cleared by DCF fingerprinting organization.

Level 2 Background Screening Requirement:

Once an offer of employment is made, the candidate must pass a Florida Level 2 Background Screening. 

*The Assistant Teacher cannot start working until all background screening results are returned and cleared or until they have received an approved exemption.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to be supportive of student interactions and assist in providing opportunities for student engagement with children.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all family information and never communicate personal family information outside of Hume House.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with department directors, lead teachers, assistant teachers, parents, and undergraduate students.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of professionalism.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Ability to work with children and undergraduate students.
  • Must be open and understanding of various cultures, ethnicities, languages, and socio-economic levels.
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain daily operations.

Additional Position Information:

  • Work Schedule: The Assistant Teacher role is a part-time, 11-month appointment, scheduled from mid-August through mid-July of each year for a total of 20 hours weekly. The schedule for this role is from Monday to Thursday, 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
  • Pay Rate: Rollins offers a competitive hourly rate and there are no benefits associated with this position.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to observe and maintain the safety of children in various center locations, including a playground, on and off campus walks, and group events.
  • Front-facing customer service role on-campus (inside and outside).
  • Must be able to physically lift and carry children up to 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to physically move around the floor and classroom areas without assistance.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an online application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume

About the Hume House Child Development and Student Research Center (CDC):


As a laboratory of the Department of Psychology at Rollins College, the Hume House Child Development & Student Research Center (CDC) creates opportunities for research and learning with undergraduate students, children of all abilities, and faculty of the College. The Child Development Center Lab contributes to the mission of Rollins College by offering undergraduates the opportunity for research on campus and in the local community.  For families, the CDC is a high-quality lab preschool program on campus.

To learn more about the Hume House Child Development & Student Research Center, please click here.

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Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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