Under the supervision of the Director, in cooperation with other staff, and consistent with the center's mission, the One & Two Year Old Teacher is responsible for implementing the education and social development of children. The job description of the One & Two Year Old Teacher involves patience, a compassionate and friendly demeanor, the ability to think creatively, and a background in early childhood education. The One & Two Year Old Teacher will demonstrate leadership abilities by creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for children enrolled, while making sure that the classroom quality is reaching goals and standards. The One & Two Year Old Teacher assistant will comply with day to day operations in accordance to state licensing.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Strives to meet or exceed goals.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
Ability to work actively outdoors and/or indoors while supervising children and staff. Ability to climb, walk, run, stoop, squat or kneel. Ability to lift and carry equipment to appropriate destinations or affect the carrying of such equipment. Ability to use senses which enable safe supervision including seeing and/or hearing.
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" The Garden Early Learning academy takes a very detailed and individual approach to early childhood education. We do our best to limit our class sizes so that each child receives the dedicated and individualized attention each crave in order reach their highest potential. Our Teachers and administrators work together to meet the intellectual, social, behavioral, and emotional needs of each and every child we serve." ~ Alicia-Marie Walker, Director