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Georgetown University
  • Position Number: 2490045
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood

Floater Assistant Teacher, Hoya Kids Learning Center - Georgetown University

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Floater Assistant Teacher, Hoya Kids Learning Center - Georgetown University

Hoya Kids Learning Center (HKLC) was established to meet the needs of the children of University faculty, staff, and students, and to help Georgetown University parents better balance work and family responsibilities. The Learning Center is a key component of the University's commitment to weave family needs into the fabric of the University community and its educational mission.

The Floater Assistant Teacher implements program activities under the direct supervision of Lead Teacher(s) or Classroom Assistant Teacher(s) and assists in providing developmentally appropriate care and early education to children of Staff, Faculty, and Students of the University.

Reporting to the Director of Hoya Kids, with day-to-day guidance and direction from the Assistant Director and/or classroom teacher(s), the Floater Assistant Teacher has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Create and maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing, and stimulating environment for children
  • Support the Center staffing requirements (staff to child ratios) by covering the duties of an Assistant Teacher when a core teaching staff member (teaching staff assigned full time to a particular classroom) is absent from the classroom
  • Conduct programs and activities that implement the emergent curriculum of the classroom.
  • Develop and maintain mutually supportive relationships with individual parents that enable both parents and teaching staff to meet each child's individual needs.

  • High school diploma and a Child Development Credential (by December 2023)
  • Experience working with young children
  • First Aid and CPR certification within 30 days of employment
  • Computer experience that includes email and basic word processing
  • Ability to work well in a team, as well as independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully to children, families and colleagues
  • Ability to show eagerness, flexibility and open mindedness

Preferred qualifications
  • College coursework in early childhood education, child development or a related field
  • 1 year of experience in a high quality Early Childhood Program
  • First Aid and CPR certification prior to employment

Please note: The District of Columbia's Office of the State Superintendent of Education requires COVID-19 vaccination for employment in this position, reference Mayor's Order 2021-109 - COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Adults Regularly in Schools or Child Care Facilities and for Student-Athletes.

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Submission Guidelines:

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at opens new window" target="_blank" href=""> or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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