Medina Learning Academy

Early Childhood Teacher-FT Float Position

Reference ID : 25350
Location : Medina, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns. Floaters support all rooms and all staff.

 

Duties

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • 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 and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer 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.
  • Ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Nice To Haves


  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • CDA
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Benefits

Paid training, supportive administrative staff, opportunities to learn and grow.

About Us

Medina Learning Academy is a new fun filled learning nurturing environment that thrives on providing a safe environment for all children. We are currently interviewing for the following positions a two year old teacher, a three year old teacher, a Pre-School teacher for four year old children to get ready for Kindergarten.

We also are hiring for three Permanent Floater positions.

These three Permanent Floater Positions will be replacing the regular teachers on their days off during the week and cross training in all classrooms.

Our staff work four days a week at ten hours a day. We are off on week-ends our operating hours are 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. We are looking for those who are at least 18 years old, love children, dependable, and pass a drug/background check.

We offer training, competitive pay, and opportunities to earn as you learn incentives.



Salary : $9.50 to $10/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Medina, TN

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