- Plans and carries-out classroom arrangement, lesson plans and various developmentally appropriate activities for children to develop social, emotional, intellectual and physical progress.
- Implements the program’s curriculum focusing on the developmental need of children.
- Assists in the developmental and sensory screenings of children and assesses the ongoing developmental level of children.
- Records observations on assessment on all children in Teaching Strategies.
- Plans and implements individual activities for the children.
- Maintains accurate attendance.
- Provides supervision and a positive social and learning experiences for family style meal services.
- Reports suspected child abuse/neglect situations.
- Maintains a professional manner by dressing neatly and appropriately to serve as a positive adult model for children and parents. Uniform is required.
- Maintains classroom environment, equipment and supplies in accordance with DCF regulations and Performance Standards.
- Conducts daily maintenance inspections of classroom and reports to the Director needs regarding safety, materials, equipment or supplies.
- Organizes classroom into learning centers and ensure work space meet all local, state and federal requirements.
- Supervises, evaluates and assists Teacher Assistants to ensure a program which provides appropriate child development, and the development of Teacher Assistant as professional educators.
- Prepares written reports and supervise maintenance of records concerning the child’s attendance, progress, problems, health, and parent contacts.
- Makes home visits and hold conferences with each family during the school year and provides written progress to parents and maintains confidential files.
- Attends professional and educational conferences and meetings to keep abreast of educational trends and enhance knowledge and skills.
- Refers children to appropriate program services, when necessary.
- Attends parent meetings and community meetings related to the program as necessary.
- Provides support in the planning and implementation of training for parent meetings and develops activities for parents to do with their child.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Assists in the development and implementation of recommendations.
- Attends all pre-service and in-service training programs and other mandatory trainings.
- Assists with the orientation of new teaching staff.
Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education, or in a field related to Early Childhood Education or in any field with 18 qualifying college credit hours in ECE. Plus, one (1) year experience teaching preschool children. Completion of the State Mandated 45-hour training for child care preferred.
This position is to begin in the new school year, August 2017.
Please submit your resume along with your college transcripts for verification of qualifying credits to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (407)931-4356. Interviews will be scheduled once verification of credits has been completed.