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Teacher: Center-Based Early Education
Job#: 170555
Positions: 3
Posted: 04/30/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Multiple Locations
Department: Early Education: Center-Based
Category: Teacher
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Early Education Teacher is responsible for implementing student assessments and designing activities to meet student’s needs, motivate students toward a positive attitude for learning, facilitate the development of self control, social skills, self-esteem and conduct meetings with parents and teachers. The Teacher will work closely with the Program Manager and with the Early Education team to ensure quality programming.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Model commitment to mission of utilizing education to create social change through leadership;
  • Work with groups or individual children, helping to facilitate the implementation of the curriculum, program philosophy of education and procedures, health and safety practices.
  • Attend weekly planning meetings and participate in curriculum planning for assigned classrooms;
  • Support student learning through individualized instruction, as needed;
  • Contribute to the recording of observations related to the domains and objectives outlined in Creative Curriculum Gold;
  • Track and update all efforts and student progress using Efforts To Outcomes software, as well as maintaining all other required records;
  • Work with the teaching team to create a classroom culture that is inviting, safe and supports the academic and social-emotional growth of the students;
  • Assist in the maintenance of materials, equipment and supplies;
  • Attend parent, team and program meetings, as scheduled and/or needed;
  • Share in all classroom responsibilities:  cleaning room, maintenance of materials, preparation and/or serving of snack/meals and other general classroom duties.
  • Keep Program Manger/Director informed about any problems, concerns, issues, emergencies, parent complaints or equipment needs/repairs
  • Participate in relevant required trainings and seek out training opportunities that support professional development outlined in the Individualized Professional Development Plan;
  • Adhere to all protocols and norms for communication and professional conduct, e.g. Email and Phone Communication Protocol, Communication Norms.
  • Fulfill all outlined and related functions in a professional, timely, and thorough manner.
  • Complete other duties related to this position as assigned by your direct supervisor.
Skills/Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the qualifications listed below.  The qualifications listed are considered minimum qualifications, unless noted otherwise.

Education:  Bachelor degree in ECE preferred or actrively working toward degree

Other Education/Certification Notes:

  • Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) teacher qualified
    • 21 years of age or have a high school diploma and
    • 3 credits in Child Growth and Development.   This course is also called Child Psychology or Developmental Psychology. 
    • 9 months work experience, preferably in a center based preschool setting.
    • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in ECE or related field will substitute for 6 months of the required experience. 
    • A Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field will substitute for 3 months of required work experience. 
  • Course substitutions
    • Human Growth and Development (at least for the first semester of a two semester course),
    • A Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
    • A passing grade in Child Development in a College Level Examination Program (CLEP exams)
    • Graduation from an approved 2-year high school child care program since 1989 with a recommendation letter from the high school program director, a copy of your high school diploma and transcript
  • Must have an annual physical, must have a perennial negative Mantoux (PPD) Test and must maintain a current First Aid a and CPR Training Certification

 

 

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