Provides instruction and supervision to children in early childhood classroom setting. Assists the Lead Teacher in the development and implementation of lesson plans and all classroom activities and assignments; implements daily schedule and lesson plans to ensure children are productively occupied at all times; maintains all applicable licensing and accreditation guidelines; provides guidance and support to children; communicates with families, ensures the health and safety of children and ensures classroom is hygienic.
Assists Lead Teacher in the development of lesson plans/daily schedule in accordance with guidelines. Implements daily schedule and lesson plans to ensure children are productively occupied at all times. Maintains all applicable licensing and accreditation guidelines including maintaining a healthy, safe and appropriate learning environment in the classroom. Provides appropriate guidance and support to children. Communicates regularly with families. Ensures classroom is hygienic including environment and personal needs of children. Assists Lead Teacher in all classroom activities and assignments. Other duties may be assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
An additional six months experience in a related field.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must obtain within first month of employment a physical and TB and maintain annually thereafter. Must obtain Entry Level Child Care Training (ELECT) training within 90 days of employment. Additional specialized training may be required. Child Development Associate Credential or Certificate of Master in Early childhood Education is preferred.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate, use computer and solve challenging problems with children and parents.
Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.