Lead Preschool Teacher
- Job Name
- Lead Preschool Teacher
- Employment Type
-Lead Infant Teacher
-Full-time: (8:15am-4:15pm or 10:00am-6:00pm)
-Location: Main Center (Gibsonia, PA)
-Age Range: 3 years- 4years old
-Benefits: Health, Dental, Vison, Tuition Discounts, Paid Time Off, IRA, Continuing Education Funds, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
-$500 Signing Bonus after first 90 days
-Pay range starting at $17.00 per hour.
General Position Description
The Lead Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.
This Position Reports to the center Site Director
-Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
-Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
-Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
-Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
-Ability to communicate effectively with children.
-Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
-Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene, cleanliness standards, COVID-19 policies, and guaranteeing the safety and security of children.
-Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene, and safety standards.
-Maintain accurate records, forms, and files.
-Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
-Minimum of 2 years of professional childcare experience.
-Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
-High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
-A strong understanding of child development.
-Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
-Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
-Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
-Bachelor’s Degree or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 Credits in ECE.
-Willingness to seek higher education based on Keystone Stars and NAEYC requirements
- Job Type
- Education Level Required
- Location City
- Gibsonia, PA 15044, United states
- Contact Person
- Maura Deming
- Contact Email
- Contact Phone
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