The Kidz Club

Childcare Teacher

Reference ID : 23475
Location : Louisville, KY
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Kidz Club is a Precribed Pediatric Extended Care that provides daily skilled nursing care to children birth to age 21 with moderate to complex medical needs. Join our mission of empowering Kidz to be kids!

The Childcare Teacher will work with the childcare team to adapt and implement lesson plans. They will guide other staff to provide quality interactions, room environments, and educational programming in their room. They will provide classroom management and support training initiatives as they relate to programming. They will work within guidelines of all TKC policy and procedures. The Childcare Teacher will ensure the classroom is following best practice standards for a high-quality early childhood experience.


Duties

Provides exceptional customer service and quality care.

  • Seeks to provide professional and courteous service to the children and their families. Acts as a role model for other team members. Facilitates all classroom team members to provide this professional and courteous service
  • Provides proposals and solutions to meet goals and work requirements. Participates in a team effort to fulfill area goals and work requirements
  • Promotes and maintains confidentiality in all situations and interactions
  • Provides guidance and supervision to team members regarding curriculum and teaching with a positive approach. Works as a team player and works effectively with minimal supervision
  • Follows chain of command with questions/concerns

Conducts sound teaching instruction and utilizes appropriate established guidelines for learning and lesson plans.

  • Utilizes age-appropriate guidelines and information to foster independence and advancement of developmental levels
  • Refers inquiries to the appropriate resource and keeps Director and/or Program Coordinator informed in advance of all programming and curriculum needs
  • Performs multiple tasks and can prioritize these tasks appropriately
  • Able to be flexible with changes that occur throughout the day including staffing, children, employees and nursing care
  • Handles emergent situations safely while remaining calm
  • Reports situations, special needs, or problems of individual children immediately to Site Director of Nursing or designee

Documents appropriate information in a timely manner.

  • Performs data entry at the time care/direction/teaching is given
  • Utilizes proper procedures for all care/direction
  • Documents all communications with all members of the multidisciplinary team in the child's medical record
  • Uses dates, time and signatures appropriately on all documentation

Maintains the following Room Leader responsibilities:

  • Implements the daily program, curriculum and lesson plan for the assigned classroom
  • Ensures engagement between staff and children during play and other activities
  • Works with child care team to adapt and implement lesson plans and guide classroom management
  • Prepares materials for implementation of curriculum in advance
  • Ensures a working schedule is written and implemented for the classroom
  • Communicates professionally with children, families, and co-workers
  • Coordinates all instruction for the children as directed by the physician, parent, therapist, or Individual Education Plan (IEP) according to the plan of treatment and care plans
  • Reports conditions and learning needs of the child to all team members, supervisors, and family
  • Ensures all educational and instruction judgments are made based on holistic aspects of care of the child. Identifies any needs of the child and family
  • Fosters the family and child to achieve independence
  • Seeks advice and assistance if needed
  • Maximizes inclusion activities/programs for each child focusing on social skills and behavior needs while coordinating educational goals with nursing goals
  • Manages custodial care of children

Maintains professional responsibilities to stay up to date regarding The Kidz Club and all relevant Educational or medical education.

  • Keeps current in the affairs of The Kidz Club through staff meetings and designated communications
  • Ensures engagement between staff and children during play and other activities
  • Attends regular staff planning and evaluation meetings
  • Attends in-service education including center specific nursing in-services, TKC corporate in-services and additional in-services to learn new procedures, applications, and updates

Follows all policy and procedures implemented by The Kidz Club as applicable to the job or duties assigned and in relation to the employee handbook.

Maintains a current certification in basic life support.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator or Site Director of Nursing.


Requirements

Childcare and/or Pediatric experience.

Able to communicate effectively both verbally and written in a clear, concise and easily understood manner. Exhibit leadership and organization skills. Must be able to multi-task and perform as a foundational team member. Current negative Tuberculosis skin test (PDD) required. Current CPR (Basic Life Support) required.


Nice To Haves


CDA or other Early Childhood certification.


Benefits


  • Closed on Sundays and all major holidays
  • Day shift hours only
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • 401K and student loan reimbursement - available to full-time and PRN employees
  • Planet Fitness Black Card Membership - available to full-time employees

Packages available for full-tome employees:

  • Health or HRA, Vision and Dental
  • Life-insurance (basic and voluntary)
  • Long term care with death benefit
  • FSA- dependent care
  • Short & long term disability insurance

About Us


The Kidz Club provides skilled nursing care to children who have underlying medical diagnosis. We focus on each child's medical needs, while also taking care of their educational and social needs through our Program Coordinators and Child Care Teachers. The Kidz Club is an exciting place to work where we get to make a difference in a child's life every day! Do you have a desire to provide quality care to the pediatric population? Are you ready to mix your compassion with your childcare skills? At The Kidz Club, it is our mission to provide innovative and comprehensive community pediatric health care services, empowering the lives of children who are medically complex.


By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to fulfill your professional goals, work alongside healthcare professionals, and positively impact the lives of children who are medically complex.



Salary : $10 to $13/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Louisville, KY

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