Childcare Teacher

Full-time Position, Available on: 11/04/2019

  DESCRIPTION:
Teachers are responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team. Lead and Assistant Teachers work together to plan and implement the scheduled activities and, with active participation of all members of the teaching team, work with parents and assess the needs of individual children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or general educational development certificate and one of the following:
30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.
15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children. (1250 hours documented)
2 years of experience with children. (2500 hours documented)

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
To establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment
1. Follow state regulations in regard to ratios, sanitation, emergency info, etc
2. Be comfortable and competent being alone with children, running the classroom without assistance
3. Be competent in calmly handling emergencies while monitoring all children
4. Maintain an environment that is free of health hazards and safety concerns
5. Keep room neat, clean and organized maintaining an orderly learning environment
6. Teach/model appropriate healthy habits, self care tasks and social behaviors
7. Complete tasks including vacuuming, light housekeeping, bathroom cleaning, etc

To promote developmentally appropriate practices
1. Plan and implement weekly lessons that follow the curriculum and standards or updated infant schedules according to the parents requests
2. Plan and implement a variety of activities that promotes physical, academic and social development
3. Assess program supplies and materials needed prior to use
4. Lift and carry children up to 40lbs
5. Communicate with children at their developmental level
6. Engage and participate in various play activities including dance and movement, singing, pretend play, etc
7. Establish and maintain classroom routines and transitions
8. Assess children’s needs and developmental progress on an ongoing basis
9. Use results of assessments to plan activities
10. Follow teacher expectations and KP policies and procedures
To strive to grow as a professional and support the team
1. Promote the center’s philosophy and goals
2. Engage in ongoing staff development to improve personal and professional skills
3. Accept feedback and work to improve in areas that would benefit classroom and/or center
4. Attend center activities, staff meetings, workshops, and training as instructed by the Center Director
5. Communicate regularly with parents through daily conversations, classroom dailies, lesson board, written progress notes and parent conferences
6. Coordinate and help supervise aides, assistants, and volunteers working in the classroom
7. Harmoniously cooperate with fellow teachers in the center regardless of personal differences
8. Maintain confidentiality regarding children, staff and/or center

SALARY SCALE:
Salary is based education and experience in early childhood. All positions have a base salary between $9.00-13.00/hr with increases for experience and position. Raises and bonuses are not guaranteed or included in this calculation.
3943 Columbia Ave, Columbia, PA 17512-9025, United States

Company: K-Prep Learning Center

3943 Columbia Ave

Contact: Ann Kritzer
ann@k-prep.com
(717) 285-2711