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Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Teacher (ECT)

The Goddard School - Denver- City Park West Denver ,CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

The Goddard School located in the Park Hill neighborhood of Denver is seeking a fun, energetic who is qualified as an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) to support our program. At Goddard, children are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. Our goal is to help children develop a lifelong love of learning. We also know we don't have happy children unless we have happy teachers, and we strive to provide a supportive work atmosphere with ample opportunities for professional growth.

Summary of Responsibilities

Our teachers work in a collaborative environment to

  • Develop and write lesson plans
  • Meet the individual needs of the children
  • Interact with the children to support play, exploration, learning, self-esteem, and social skills
  • Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and colleagues
  • Participate in staff meetings and training
  • Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
  • Comply with Goddard's Quality Assurance standards
  • Continue their own education

Requirements

  • Experience: At least one year of classroom experience is required for a lead teacher. For a teacher assistant, experience working with young children is preferred.
  • Education
    • For a lead teacher, a Bachelors degree, Associates degree, or CDA with emphasis on Early Childhood Education or related field is required. For a teacher assistant, a plan to pursue a degree is preferred.
    • For a lead teacher, the candidate must be Early Childhood Teacher qualified under the Colorado state regulations.
  • General
    • Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid
    • Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses
    • Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances
    • Ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies
    • Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved
    • Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs
  • 401k Plan
  • Discount program for children of teachers
  • Tuition credits for continuing education
  • Paid holidays and vacation

The Goddard School - Denver- City Park West

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