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Overview

Summary: Responsible for planning and implementing daily classroom lesson plans and assuring safety of children in the preschool classroom by performing the following duties.

 

Duties and Responsibilities Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned to.

  1. Plans and prepares lesson plans and submits in accordance with administrative guidelines on a monthly basis.
  2. Oversees and facilitates the general safety of the classroom environment and its activities to include outside play.
  3. Interacts with children through instructional methods to include play, music, arts and crafts, reading, writing, science and physical activities.
  4. Assists children with completing assigned projects and enhancing learning skills.
  5. Designs and maintains classroom climate to include visual aids related to curriculum and age/stage of development.
  6. Monitors talents, special abilities, disabilities, deficiencies or problems of each individual child, documents issues/concerns as needed in logbook and notifies management.
  7. Promotes and fosters each child’s positive self-esteem and individual development toward fullest potential in the areas of physical, social, emotional and cognitive growth.
  8. Prepares thorough evaluations for children on a yearly basis or as needed.
  9. Establishes and maintains a positive interpersonal relationship with all children, fellow staff and parents/guardians.
  10. Assists children with personal care activities to include toileting, feeding and cleanliness needs in relation to age/stage of development.
  • Works closely with Classroom Leaders in a team-teaching atmosphere for classroom activities and shares pertinent information, suggestions or ideas on a regular basis.
  • Assists in daily supervision of Volunteers, Room Assistants and Room Aides.
  • Attends in-service training, conferences, staff meetings and parent meetings as required.
  • Performs general classroom cleaning duties as necessary.
  1. Writes summaries of daily activities and provides parents/guardians with documentation.
  • Maintains accurate and current attendance records and other related paperwork.
  1. Must be able to pass a drug screen and a background check.

 

Skills:

  • Oral Communication
  • Organization
  • Skills Written Communication
  • Planning
  • Skills Interpersonal
  • Professionalism
  • Relations Family / Child Relations
  • Reading Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Math Aptitude
  • Creative/ artistic abilities
  • Computer Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Listening Skills Negotiations
  • Presentation skills

Education/ Experience:  Must be 18 years or older with a High School Degree or GED equivalent.

12 core semester units of early childhood education/ development or appropriate age-level program curriculum, 6 months experience working in a licensed childcare center.

Or

Have a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) with the appropriate age level endorsement issued by the CDA national credentialing Program Council for early childhood professional recognition. 6 months on the job training and/ or work experience in a licensed/ childcare center.

Or

Child Development Associate Teacher permit, teacher permit or Master teacher permit issued by the CA commission on teacher credentialing.

 

Health and Safety Training Requirements:  Completed 16 hours of health and safety training including: CPR. Pediatric First Aid, Preventive Health practices (1 hour of childhood nutrition)

Partially Qualified Teacher: 6 completed semester units of early education AND currently enrolled in at least 2 semester unites at a college or university until fully qualified.

 Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: Crouch, crawl, use hands & reach with hands and arms, talk and hear taste and smell, frequently lift up to 35 pounds, stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, kneel

have specific vision abilities, such as: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Wages: $17.00

EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 17.00

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