EARLY LEARNING TREE

Early Childhood - Teacher - Infant and toddler

Reference ID : 117529
Location : Powell, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

We are a small center located in Powell area of Knoxville looking for Early Childhood Teacher.

This position requires a highly mobile person who is detail

oriented and an efficient multi-tasker. We are looking for someone that will

enjoy coming to work to play with children, develop lesson plans, maintain

growth goals for self and children, be flexible, respect rules and policies,

manage classroom area and needs, as well as be a good role model to our

children and families. This position requires handling of high energy children

which makes for an exciting day so the ability to manage well is critical. We

are motivated to hire great teachers to provide the best experience possible

for our families. Our pay schedule is competitive. Pay is dependent on

experience and skills of an applicant. Apply by sending your resume with

specific verifiable education and experience. Please also include references.

Duties

  • Teach children through interactive play
  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies/procedures and state regulations are followed.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment - including maintaining appropriate hygiene, cleanliness standards, as well as safety and security of children.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain training and personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement

Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with young children
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of DHS licensing rules and regulations.

Nice To Haves

  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • A CDA, Early Childhood Technical Certificate, or Associate Degree in related field.

Benefits

  • Competitive Weekly Pay - direct deposits
  • Monday - Friday
  • Paid training
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Support and Coaching
  • Employee child care discount
  • Enjoyable work environment


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Powell, TN

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