Seeking passionate fun-loving individuals to help nurture and care for our infant and toddlers.
Under general supervision, plans and presents innovative, developmentally appropriate opportunities for children to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to the development of students' academic abilities. Reports to the Director.
Creating a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the children.
Prepares lesson plans and related activities that meet the needs, interests and abilities of children.
Assessing and maintaining records of the accomplishments of children on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Reporting suspected learning and other disabilities to Director as appropriate.
Maintaining accurate, complete and up-to-date records as required by law and administrative regulation. Assists the center administration in implementing all policies and rules and conduct; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Monitoring the activities/behavior of the children to ensure their safety and well-being.
Maintains positive relationships with parents; schedules and conducts parent-teacher/caregiver conferences.
Maintaining inventory of classroom supplies and equipment; prepares supply requests as needed.
Coordinating and/or participating in special programs, projects or events as required.
Attends staff meetings and serves on various committees as required.
Participating in staff in-service training and continuing education as required.
Operating various types of machinery and equipment including a computer, printer, copier, laminating machine, fax machine, audio-visual equipment, tape player, various curriculum-specific equipment or instruments, etc.
Maintaining a clean and orderly classroom. Performing related duties as required.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Director, co-workers, other campus employees, children, parents, and the general public.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education OR Child and Family Education OR pursuing or has received an Associate in Child Development (CDA), and successful experience working with young children ages six weeks to age four years.
Must have at least 6 months experience working in a licensed child care facility.
Capacity to provide developmentally appropriate practices in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.
Ability to be flexible in assignments and responsibilities.
Ability to communicate in an open, yet sensitive manner with children, parents and other staff.
Must have the ability to work within a fast-paced environment that requires creativity and initiative.
· Moderate level of computer literacy and efficiency.
· The ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
· Balanced in temperament and the ability to effectively work with persons of all backgrounds.
· The ability to resolve conflicts in a manner consistent with the nature and mission of Brookland Academy Child Development Center and Brookland Baptist Church.