A Bright Future For Tomorrow Academy

Early Childhood Toddler Teacher

Reference ID : 100503
Location : Humboldt, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

A Toddler Teacher is responsible for providing a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for toddlers, typically aged 1 to 3 years old.

Toddler teachers play a critical role in fostering early childhood development by facilitating social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. They create engaging

and age-appropriate activities while ensuring the well-being of each child under their care.

Duties

Curriculum Development:


  • Create and implement age-appropriate lesson plans and activities that promote toddler development, including language, motor skills, and social interactions.

  • Foster a play-based learning environment that encourages exploration and discovery.

Classroom Management:


  • Maintain a safe, organized, and stimulating classroom environment conducive to learning.

  • Manage toddler behavior and encourage positive social interactions, including conflict resolution and sharing.

Individualized Care:


  • Attend to the specific needs of each toddler, including diapering, feeding, and naptime routines.

  • Provide one-on-one attention and support to children with special requirements or developmental challenges.

Parent Communication:


  • Establish open and regular communication with parents or guardians to share updates on children's progress, daily activities, and developmental milestones.

  • Conduct parent- teacher conferences to discuss goals, achievements, and areas for improvements.

Health and Safety:


  • Ensure the health and safety of all toddlers by following hygiene guidelines, maintaining cleanliness, and responding to medical needs as necessary.

  • Implement emergency procedures and drills to prepare for unexpected situations.

Creative Activities:


  • Organize and lead creative and sensory activities that stimulate imagination and self- expression, such as arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.

Team Collaboration:


  • Collaborate with other teachers and support staff to plan and coordinate school-wide events, activities, and professional development.

Continuous Professional Development:


  • Stay updated on best practices and educational trends in toddler care and early childhood education through training, workshops, and professional development opportunities.

Requirements

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field (preferred).

  • CPR and First Aid certification (often required).

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine love for working with toddlers.

  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to individual learning styles.

  • Knowledge of toddler development milestones and early childhood education techniques.

  • Background check and fingerprinting ( often required).

  • Immunization records and health screenings (often required).

  • Teaching experience in a toddler or early childhood setting ( preferred).

Nice To Haves

  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 credits in ECE.

  • Childhood Development Associate

Benefits

  • Select Paid holidays, and accrued time off

  • TECTA or Child Development Associate with opportunities of furthering education.


Salary : $20,800 to $22,880/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 3 Yrs
Location : Humboldt, TN

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