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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


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.   


  • 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.


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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