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Chesapeake Childcare Teacher

Company: Apple Tree Kids
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Child Care Director the Teacher willprovide direction for the children in the classroom, as well as implement program curriculum.Individual will provide a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements curriculum within the established guidelines. Provides activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of the children.
  • Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  • Supervise children, classroom, playground and all activities, and on field trips (or any other location on and off-site where the children may be).
  • Provide a safe environment for all activities on and off site.
  • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  • Actively communicates with children; provides opportunities and support for children to understand, acquire and use verbal and nonverbal means of communicating.
  • Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents. Keep information about children and families confidential.
  • The teacher must be alert, friendly and responsive to children, parents and co-workers.
  • Teacher must enforce safety rules and report/treat/document any issues or injuries.
  • Punctuality and dependability is a must. Attends and participates in program activities, staff meetings and staff trainings. Attend special events: Graduation, Christmas programs
  • Willing to work with all age groups, willing to change classrooms as needed to meet staffing requirements.
  • Maintains required program records, maintains program site and equipment.
  • Furthers the overall mission and goals of Apple Tree Learning Center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:Qualifications
  • Preferred Bachelor's or Associates degree in related field or equivalent or CDA or 24 hours of Texas A& M courses.
  • Have six months of supervised programmatic experience.
  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years.
  • Requirements within 30 days of hire include completion of: CPR, First Aid, DHO, Virginia Pre-service Training and Virginia Pre-service Training Update (within a year of original Pre-Service).
  • Positive role model with strong leadership, conflict resolution, and supervisory responsibilities of all program areas.
  • A current negative TB test and satisfactory criminal record check and Child Protective Services check are required.
  • This person must also possess a clean driving record that will permit them to be listed on ATLC vehicles insurance, and a current driver's license.
  • Requires strong organizational skills and administrative skills including supervisory experience, program development and working with children and parents.
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Must possess oral, auditory, and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults.Work Environment & Physical Demands
  • The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise children's activities.
  • Is able to easily lift 25 pounds from the floor to a table.
  • Is able to get up and down from a sitting position on the floor.
  • Is able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with children and adults.
  • Is able to participate for periods of 30 minutes to one hour in an active game such as kickball or tag and could be required to do so on a daily basis.
  • Is able to see for a distance of 50 yards for safe supervision of children.
  • Is able to hear for a distance of 25 yards for safe supervision of children.
  • Is able to maintain composure in stressful situations.
  • Is able to safely supervise children (ranges 6 weeks - 12 years) at any given time without a co-worker.PI216795821

Keywords: Apple Tree Kids, Chesapeake , Chesapeake Childcare Teacher, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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