- Instructs preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual, social and physical growth.
- Supervise and maintain a developmentally appropriate learning environment for the children from the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
- Ensure all minimum standards are met and that all potential issues are reported to the director.
- Organizes and leads activities designed to promote development, such as games, arts and crafts, music and storytelling. Plans and implements developmentally appropriate activities that meet the individual needs of children 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
- Works with other staff members to insure the health and safety of the children in the center.
- Following procedures for hand washing, change and sanitation of mats, diaper changes and toys.
- Presents classroom activities to children in an engaging manner.
- Frequently acknowledges the positive performance of the children in the classroom.
- Welcome each child and parent to the classroom.
- Prepare educational materials prior to each day and replace properly after each use.
- Ensures safety, up keep, availability, and age appropriateness of all equipment for all children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
- Develop a positive and productive relationship with all parents by communicating with parents in a positive manner as frequently as possible.
- Ensure appropriate supervision of all children at all times.
- Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
- Participate in monthly staff meetings and mandatory teacher training of at least 30 hours each year.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the director.
- Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Observes and evaluates children's performance, behavior and social development.
- Enforces all administration policies and rules governing students.
- Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
* The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
- Age: Must be 18 years or older.
- Education: High school diploma or GED required. Associate's degree preferred.
- Experience: 2 years of related experience preferred.
- Ability to work well with young children.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to be proactive instead of reactive.
- Must be able to pass a state mandated FBI and Central Registry Fingerprint Background Check
- Demonstrated abilities in classroom instruction, coordination, and learning strategies.