Creative Home Academy in Memphis, TN is looking for one lead preschool teacher inspired by excellence to join our 7 person strong team. We are located on 1149 Semmes Street. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, punctual, and reliable.
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.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Minimum of 5 years of professional child care experience.
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 specific to preschoolers.
Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
Must clear full background check and must pass health screening
Be able to lift 35 pounds.
Mobility to sit, run and jump.
TECTA Orientation in Preschool
AA degree in ECE or Child Development
Current CPR/First Aid
Current DHS required training on hand
Paid Staff Development