American Care Academy is seeking educators that are passionate about early childhood development and progressive education. Our mission is to empower children through highly effective learning programs, social development, and community involvement. This position is for eligible candidates looking to pursue or continue a career as an educator. Eligible candidates must have experience in a licensed childcare facility or an equivalent in education. This position will require continuous progression of education and training in childhood development and early childhood education.
POSITION TITLE: Toddler Teacher
Position reports to: Program Director
ACA Teachers are co-teachers and share the following responsibilities: (A) working closely with each other to design and implement an age-appropriate educational program; (B) organizing and maintaining the classroom environment; (C) developing individual portfolio for each child; (D) working with parents and volunteers to improve their own parenting skills; and (E) working with other staff members to encourage each child’s overall growth and development. Each co-teacher is primarily responsible for four assigned children in the above areas.
Education: College degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or a degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching pre-school children.
An associate’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with infant/ toddler endorsement
- Positive and high energy
- Proficient Knowledge of Texas Childcare Licensing Minimum Standards
- Passion for Early Childhood Education and providing a loving, nurturing, and exciting learning experience
- Interacts with children and coworkers in a positive manner
- Outgoing and playful personality
- Theatrical presentation in the classroom
- Highly organized
- Good sense of humor
- Able to lift at least 40 lbs.
- Able to walk, kneel, stoop, bend and sit on floor.
Job Type: Full-time