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We have a opening for a School teacher who is responsible for the overall daily operations of the classroom. Responsibilities include:
* Ensuring children have a fun and educational day!
* Greeting each child by name and acknowledge all parents at drop-off and pick-up
* Implementing and supervising lessons from curriculum in the classroom
* Performing child observations and assessments
* Creating a child portfolio for each child in your classroom
* Presenting parents with a progress report or each child in your classroom during Parent/Teacher conferences
* Delegating individualized instruction
* Incorporating Spelling Curriculum
* Creating and posting student journals (field trips, friends leaving, etc.)
* Holding weekly planning meetings with the Assistant Teacher(s)
* Delegating timed centers and other daily activities to the Assistant Teacher(s)
* Collaborating with other teachers regarding curriculum and other monthly activities
* Pulling monthly themed books
* Training Assistant Teacher(s) to assume responsibilities in the absence of the Lead Teacher
* Modeling strong work ethics by assuming a fair share of work and a willingness to assume additional classroom and Center responsibilities
* Demonstrating flexibility with work schedules and assignments as needed to meet the needs of the Center
* Communication between parents is done in a timely matter and is sure to include the Director in all circumstances
* Ensuring that children are released only to those who are authorized by verifying individuals to those listed on the emergency contact form
* Helping promote the Center in the community
* Subbing as needed
* Notifying the Director of any child who will be absent
* Maintaining privacy about issues regarding children, parents and other staff members
* Maintaining professional and positive relationships with parents and other staff members
* Checking for cleanliness of all children, including body and clothes
* Ensuring that the Center grounds, classroom and office areas are clean, attractive and inviting
At least 19 years old
* BS or BA in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related field with at least 6 semester hours of college credit in Early Childhood Education
* Minimum of 1 year teaching in a childcare center or preschool setting