Rainbow Village is a faith-based nonprofit that transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instill initiative, self-development and accountability for future generations.
Responsible for the supervision and daily functions of classroom.
Responsible for the implementation of the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule using Rainbow Village curriculum and materials.
Forms and maintains positive partnerships with parents.
Releases children only to an authorized person.
Aids children in all areas of personal hygiene and
Maintains the welfare, health, and safety of the children on school premises.
Provides guidance during special activities.
Greets each child on a daily basis and treats each child equally, with dignity and respect.
Implement appropriate behavior guidance practices that are respectful and support the dignity and uniqueness of each child.
Maintains the order and cleanliness of the room and materials, including the use of bleach and other cleaning materials.
Uses Universal Precautions in handling any and all body fluids.
Follows personnel policies.
Is a team player.
Maintains a respectful and professional attitude at all times, particularly in terms of relationships with parents, children, and co-workers.
Completes 20 hours of training per licensing year for full-time employees.
Maintains current CPR and First Aid Certifications.
Attends monthly staff meetings.
Minimum of a CDA or a college degree --individuals currently enrolled pursuing a degree in ECE, TCC, or CDA are encouraged to apply.
At least 1 year of experience working in an early setting.
CPR/1st Aid certification (or willingness to obtain these within first 90 days of employment).
Satisfactory criminal background in accordance with state and federal requirements.
Must meet requirements of Georgia state child care regulatory agency, includes drug screen and TB screen.
Ability to form positive relationships with children. Knowledge of social, emotional needs of children.
Knowledge of lesson planning and curriculum implementation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.
Flexibility, a good attitude and a good sense of humor will be helpful.
Previous teaching or assistant teaching position with a public or private school system, a quality preschool, child care center or church nursery. Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or Child Development related field, and/or CDA.