Teachers at Artisan are the life-blood of our program and our most valuable asset. All candidates in this field know that choosing a career in Early Childhood Education is both highly challenging and also highly rewarding! We reward that dedication with a very competitive salary and benefits package as well as an understanding of the work/life balance that all employees face. Teachers are responsible for all aspects of their students' classroom experience, as well as partnerships with parents. Curriculum development, classroom management, parent relations and record keeping are all part of this job. At Artisan, teachers are supported in these duties by both an administrator as well as a dedicated director.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES -Create a nurturing, respectful, and safe classroom environment that responds to the needs of each student. -Ensure that students are meeting developmental expectations and collaborate with parents to help increase student achievement. -Model lifelong learning and meet professional development requirements. -Assist in the efficient and effective management of the classroom.
BA/BS degree PREFERRED
2-4 years classroom experience
Solid foundation in Early Childhood Education and Child Development
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
Commitment to professional development and growth
Understanding and interest in developmental stages of children
Basic computer literacy
DEEC certification required
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary will be based upon level of education and experience. Exceptional performance is rewarded with annual raises.
About Artisan Childcare Center
The Artisan Childcare Center is a high-quality childcare center with a unique emphasis on the arts. We offer a balanced curriculum that is developmentally appropriate, cognitively stimulating and fun. Each day, children receive a music lesson, from infants through preschoolers! The eldest children in the center will participate in daily piano lessons. Our center has been renovated as a GREEN facility and programming incorporates environmental awareness through various activities, including our gardening program.