Tuckaway Child Care-Barony

2 Year Old Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 48308
Location : Richmond, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Are you an energetic, hardworking educator looking for a rewarding career in helping to shape the minds of children? Tuckaway is a locally owned child care center who prides ourselves on being a home away from home. We are currently seeking a Full Time Lead Teacher to help foster the learning of the whole child!


CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING

  • Strong knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.


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Duties

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall supervision and daily class functions of a class of children
  • Assessment of each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
  • Implementation of lesson plans and daily classroom schedule through the use of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Provision of an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration and decision-making by the children
  • Accepts responsibility for light housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds
  • Maintains professional attitude and work behavior * Assists in other capacities as determined by the Director
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions as determined by the Director
  • Observes all rules and regulations of our program and the minimum standards set by the Virginia Department of Social Services pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 6 months previous teaching experience with a quality preschool, child care center, or public or private school system is preferred.
  • Certifications or degree related to early childhood or preschool or elementary education is also desirable.
  • First Aid and CPR or willing to obtain within 90 days
  • Department of Social Services 10 hour training called "Virginia Health and Safety Pre Service Training for Child Care Staff" this is a free training

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Richmond, VA (Preferred)

License:

  • Early Childhood Education (Preferred)

Nice To Haves


  • Dedicated
  • Excited
  • Motivated
  • Determined
  • Flexible
  • Fun
  • Team player
  • Open to learning
  • Willing to collaborate with other staff
  • Positive mindset

Benefits


Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Child Care benefits
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement


Salary : $10 to $12/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Richmond, VA

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