Lead Infant Teacher

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



Are you passionate about Early Childhood Education? Do you love teaching? Then we want you to join our family!

Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool is currently looking for energetic and passionate teachers to join our team! We are looking for a lead preschool teacher in our infant classroom to help create a fun environment while incorporating educational programs that assist in our children's development.

**Candidates must possess 9 college credit hours in ECD/Education and have 2 years experience.**

Responsibilities (includes but not limited to):

  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times.
  • Plan and carry out the curriculum.
  • Write weekly classroom newsletters to communicate to families in accordance with standards.
  • Create daily reports for each child focusing on positive behavior and/or lessons learned including a photo or video every day for each child.
  • Implement and follow the daily schedule to ensure a routine.
  • Make sure the classroom is age-appropriate and fun! Keep walls decorated and learning centers open and available.
  • Keep classroom, bathroom, and closet neat and orderly.
  • Maintain ratio (advise administrator if over or under).
  • Conduct individual parent/teacher conferences at least twice a year in June and December.
  • Be familiar with school policies and licensing rules.
  • Report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect
  • Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with the stated policy on discipline.
  • Train and oversee any assistant teachers, substitutes and floaters working in your class.
  • Oversee sanitation and universal precautions policies.
  • Facilitate parent involvement and positive communication.
  • Regular attendance is an essential requirement of the position in order to offer children and parents consistency.
  • Physical requirements: Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. approximately 100 times per day/shift.
  • Standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching reaching, pulling, pushing, grasping, hearing, talking, and repetitive motion are physical requirements of the position.

Qualifications:

  • Meet and exceed all state Child Care Licensing requirements
  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Possess a teamwork mindset, strong communication skills, organization skills and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to build rapport with children, families and peers

Benefits Our Teachers Enjoy:

  • Health, vision, dental
  • Childcare discounts
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training hours
  • Teacher appreciation activities

Little Sunshine's Playhousemaintains a reputation of unrivaled distinction in childcare and serves as a castle for a 'once upon a time' experience that enables each child to develop their imagination and grow socially and academically. Unique characteristics and state-of-the-art services distinguish Little Sunshine's Playhouse as the premierearly childhood education program.

Compensation based on education and experience.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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