A Primary Teacher/Caregiver is responsible for working cooperatively with teachers and other staff in the general supervision and management of a class of children, and also is directly responsible for their primary group of children. This includes keeping up with developmental milestones, facilitating parent-teacher conferences, sending daily/weekly updates to families.
- Take part in planning and implementing the daily program.
- With a team of teachers, assist in preparing the classroom by setting up centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
- Foster positive communication and collaboration with families.
- Supervision of the children at all times.
- Housekeeping and general clean-up.
- Maintain confidentiality of all information relating to children, families and staff.
- Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings.
- Participate in recommended and agreed upon training, workshops, conferences and other aspects of professional growth.
- Maintain infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certification.
- Participate in school events such as Open House, twice yearly parent meetings etc.
- Be responsible, with team teachers, for ongoing evaluation of your program and annual evaluation of the program as a whole.
- Must meet the requirements of the Tennessee Department of Human Services standards.
- Early Childhood or related education and relevant experience are preferred.
- Willingness to participate in a professional development plan and achieve the necessary training hours required.
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
- Comfortable navigating technology.
- Physical stamina--must be able to lift 30lbs
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and remain calm under pressure
- Flexible, able to adapt to diverse situations that may arise.
- Take initiative to fulfill typical responsibilities and help out in other ways as needed.
Nice To Haves
- TN ELDS training
- TECTA Certification
Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Shelbyville, TN