Little Sparrow Learning Nest


Lead Teacher

Reference ID: 3064
Location: Rutland, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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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 childrens 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. 


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 1 years of professional child care experience.

      High energy.

      Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills. 

      Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment. 

      A strong understanding of child development.

      Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

      Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.

      Must clear full background check and must pass health screening. 


Benefits


Sick time

Vacation Time

Holidays Off

Flexible Work Schedule



Minimum Education: Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Rutland, VT