The Teacher actively participates in planning and implementing the curriculum, working with parents, and assessing the needs of individual children under the guidance of the Lead Teacher.
Classroom Management and Early Learning Oversight
Assist in establishing and maintaining an environment for children that is clean, safe, stimulating and which is appropriate for each child's developmental level.
Assist the Lead Teacher with the appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom.
Assume an equal share of the housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
Promote healthy eating practices through participating in family style meals and planning and implementing nutritional activities.
Meet and maintain licensing requirements for ratio.
Assume the role of leadership in absence of the Lead Teacher
Internal and External Collaboration
Be familiar with and abide by Learning Grove's Vision, Mission, and Beliefs.
Be familiar with and abide by Learning Grove's Code of Ethics.
Uphold all standards and policies set forth by Learning Grove.
Maintain confidential information about the program, families, children, staff and the agency, at all times.
Maintain and demonstrate professionalism in the workplace and in the community.
Show initiative for continued professional growth and skills development.
Maintain positive relationships with children, families and co-workers.
Model the attributes of acceptance of diversity, nurturing behavior, cooperation, respect, and responsiveness.
Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player.
Responsible for obtaining required training hours and maintaining educational credentials.
Demonstrate knowledge of and agreement to abide by state licensing mandates and SUTQ/STARS.
Report for assigned work hours on time and prepared for assigned responsibilities.
Relate to all families, staff, and community partners in a positive manner
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education, Experience and Other Skill Requirements:
Ability to read, speak, and write English
Ability to manage classroom through positive redirection, problem solving, setting appropriate limits, and active listening.
Support lead teacher in development and implementation of lesson plans.
CDA or in the process of receiving on a degree
Prior experience working with young children commensurate to responsibilities
Completion of State Approved Orientation for Child Care Providers or
Current First Aid/CPR Certification
Successful clearance of required Criminal Background Checks
Compliance with licensing requirement for TB testing
No physical or mental/emotional limitations that would prevent the implementation of caring for and safe- keeping of infants through school age children
Full-Time employee benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 403b, PTO, personal days and extended illness bank.
All children deserve to be nurtured through high-quality education, to think critically, get along with others, and set the path toward a productive future. To help realize these experiences, we never compromise on practices and programs that are best for your child. Extraordinarily dedicated women and men innovate and advocate for our children, parents, and community. We work together as one, because when we are all invested in far-reaching, high-quality early childhood education, it lifts up the whole community.
For over 40 years, Cincinnati Early Learning Centers and Children, Inc. were both well known for their commitment to delivering this outstanding level of early education. On January 1, 2020, these two highly acclaimed organizations joined efforts, combining strengths under a new name: Learning Grove. Now more than ever, we are able to serve a racially and socioeconomically diverse population of nearly 7,000 children, youth, and families annually with programs across Northern Kentucky and Southwest Ohio.
Learning Grove will reach more children and empower more families. This new partnership allows our organization to move further faster and combine resources to support youth, parents, and educators more effectively. Through the might of collaboration, we have exponentially increased our ability to nurture lifelong successes for children and students, families, professionals, and the community.
Together, we transform lives and help build brighter futures. Together, we thrive for lifelong success.