Day-Star Christian Academy


Infant Room/Toddler I Lead Teacher

Reference ID: 3322
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Description

Summary


The primary responsibility of the Infant Room/Toddler I Teacher is the care and education of the children enrolled in his or her classroom. The Infant Room/Toddler I Teacher must meet all licensing qualifications for the state of Georgia. He or she reports to the Project and Site Directors of Day-Star Christian Academy. He or she must undergo annual performance evaluations and complete state-mandated professional development/trainings. He or she is responsible for the expressed duties and responsibilities below and other duties as assigned.


Duties



Requirements


Qualifications:



Physical Demands: Work is typically performed inside and outside a classroom environment with the employee constantly standing or moving around with intermittent sitting. The employee frequently lifts light to medium weight objects (25-35 lbs). Use of Tier I and Tier II words and positive reinforcement and affirmation are a requirement. Strong knowledge of Quality Rated process and its policies and procedures is required.


Must have a passion for early childcare, an exceptionally warm and friendly personality and exceptional customer service skills that include tact, patience, empathy, honesty, and kindness. Enjoy interacting with children and their families. Excellent organizational, classroom management, and time management skills. Have the ability to handle confidential information, listen attentively, be mentally and verbally agile, and use strong, effective communication. Must be able to work with staff, children and families from diverse backgrounds and circumstances. Must be a self-motivated, creative, and innovative professional with the ability to solve problems with creativity and civility. Have the ability to manage daily tasks in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while paying close attention to details. Must have availability during weekdays between 9:00 am to 6:30 pm and available for monthly staff meetings. Bilingual educator preferred but not required.


Documentation Required:

Completed application, cover letter & current résumé with references, in-person interview (upon request), orientation and training (upon job offer), criminal background check & fingerprinting (upon job offer)


Nice To Haves


Bilingual (preferred not required), has worked in small, private daycare centers, familiar with and/or live in or near the College Park, GA area


Benefits




Salary: $9.25 to $9.75/Hr
Minimum Education: Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 2 Yrs
Location: Atlanta, GA