Creative Home Academy and Preschool, LLC

Lead Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 34823
Location : Memphis, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


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.

Responsibilities

  • The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the preschool classroom. Teachers must understand preschool'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.

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Duties

Key Responsibilities

        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

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

        Minimum of 5 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 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

Qualifications:

Physical Requirements

Be able to lift 35 pounds.

Mobility to sit, run and jump.


Nice To Haves


TECTA Orientation in Preschool

AA degree in ECE or Child Development

Current CPR/First Aid

Professional Portfolio

Current DHS required training on hand


Benefits


Holiday Pay

Vacation Pay

Performance Bonuses

Catered Meals

Paid Taveling

Paid Staff Development

and more........



Salary : $10 to $14/Hr
Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Memphis, TN

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