Multiple Teacher Positions Open - Start Now!!

Posting ID : A1068514845
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

We are an well established organization of preschools in the Seminole, St Pete, and Clearwater areas and we are looking for several qualified full-time and part time positions for all of our locations. We offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you are a professional who enjoys working with children, you have a positive attitude and you are a team player, please email your resume to us. PLEASE INCLUDE WHICH LOCATION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN YOUR EMAIL.

Our classes are very active groups where our children learn many life skills, as well as music and movement, and art. They learn to communicate with each other and with adults. We are looking for a warm, nurturing caregivers who are creative and energetic team players and who love working with a variety of age groups. The teacher will have a variety of duties, including leading a group of children through an educational curriculum, coordinating lesson plans and classroom activities with the lead teacher, and interacting with children and parents.

Responsibilities:

- Overall supervision and daily class functions of a class of children
- Be punctual and dependable, arriving on-time every day for work, and be enthusiastic
- Assess each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
- Communicate consistently and effectively with parents and families about the developmental progress of their children, including completion of daily communication reports for parents
- Plan with the Lead Teacher and help implement the daily lesson plans and classroom activities
- Plan with the Lead Teacher all required parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations
- Provide an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration and decision-making by the children
- Ensure that all class bulletin boards are current and provides the parents with an overview of the material taught in class
- Coordinate snacks, meals, nap time, diapering and bathroom activities, including potty-training
- Provide the children with verbal praises and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior
- Maintain a highly professional attitude and a strong work ethic
- Follow the schedule, as determined by administration
- Attend all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions as determined by administration
- Observe all rules and regulations of the preschool, Pinellas County Child Care Licensing, Florida DCF and accrediting agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children
- Maintain a professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines required by the preschool's policy
- Assist in other capacities, as determined by administration

Qualifications:
- Must have 40 hours DCF training, plus 5 hours of literacy
- Must love working with young children
- CDA certification or a degree related to early childhood education a plus
- Must have at least two (2) years of childcare experience
- Confidence in working with children, parents and their fellow staff
- Able to work positively under the guidance and supervision of administration
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to relate positively with young children
- Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations

Upon employment:
- Must meet all company, and local, state or national basic health requirements as well as other requirements
- First Aid training, as required
- Must complete all necessary company employment and payroll forms
- A fingerprinting and/or criminal investigation report completed prior to employment

Reporting relationship:
- Reports directly to administration staff

Benefits:
- Paid time off, Individual Health Insurance plans


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