Legacy-House Preschool

Lead Infant Teacher

Reference ID : 48563
Location : North Chesterfield, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


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


Duties

  • 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.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Run a 1:4 ratio independently

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1- 2 years of professional childcare experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification (or can attain upon hire).
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Associate degree in early childhood education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 Credits in ECE preferred but not mandatory.
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, lift children, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Nice To Haves



Benefits



All Federal Holidays are paid days off

3 weeks of paid vacation time

$2,000 Teacher Incentive Bonus 

Temporary Disability Package


About Us


Legacy-House Preschool is a licensed family day-home, operating on a preschool framework within the standards of early childhood care and education that are in accordance with state guidelines. We provide care for children six weeks to 5 years old. 



Salary : $13 to $15/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : North Chesterfield, VA

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