Children, Inc.


Lead Infant Teacher

Reference ID : 6535
Location : Covington, KY
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Provide a safe, nurturing, educational environment for the children.


Duties


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Classroom Management
  • Create and maintain safe and healthy learning environments for children with appropriate arrangement of materials, space, and supplies.
  • Manage a classroom of children including transition times that encourages a child’s learning through discovery, curiosity, creativity, and a healthy self-concept that leads to school readiness..
  • Understand and implement quality curriculum components (Literacy, Social-emotional, Health, Family Partnerships, Assessment, Professional Development, STARS/National Accreditation, Arts)
  • Plan and implement the quality curriculum in a manner that supports the intellectual, social-emotional, physical and language development of each child enrolled in his or her classroom.
  • Complete lesson plans that incorporate the Kentucky Early Childhood Standards in a timely manner.
  • Utilize assessment information on children to implement learning plans to advance a child’s development.
  • Complete tasks assigned in a timely manner to ensure the smooth operation of the program.
  • Utilize best practices and positive discipline techniques with children.

 

Internal and External Collaboration


  • Be familiar with and abide by Children, Inc.’s Vision, Mission, and Beliefs.
  • Be familiar with and abide by Children, Inc.’s Code of Ethics.
  • Uphold all standards and policies set forth by Children, Inc.
  • Maintain confidential information about the program, families, children, staff and the agency at all times.
  • Maintain and demonstrate professionalism in the workplace and in the community.
  • Show initiative for continued professional growth and skills development.
  • Maintain positive relationships with children, families and co-workers.
  • Model the attributes of acceptance of diversity, nurturing behavior, cooperation, respect, and responsiveness.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player.

 

Professional Development


  • Responsible for obtaining required training hours and maintaining educational credentials.
  • Knowledge of and agreement to abide by state licensing mandates.
  • Report for assigned work hours on time and prepared for assigned responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements


  • Ability to read, speak, and write English
  • CDA or greater (Montessori Certification, Associate/Bachelor/Master Degree with child development classes)
  • Prior experience working with young children commensurate to responsibilities
  • Six hour State Approved Orientation for Child Care Providers or within 90 days of employment
  • Compliance with Licensing requirement for TB testing
  • No physical or mental/emotional limitations that would prevent the implementation of caring for and safe- keeping of infants through school age children

Nice To Haves


CDA

Associate's or Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education.


Benefits


Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, 3 weeks PTO, 403b (retirement)


About Us


Children, Inc., a United Way Agency Partner, is a highly rated nonprofit provider in child care, family support, and school age services in Greater Cincinnati. Children, Inc. services span prenatally through college and career. Our multi-generational approach to fighting poverty our community as well as our work in advocacy, training, and research builds a strong foundation for success for over 3,000 children and families in our region every year.


VISION STATEMENT: All families and children have what they need to do well and be well.


MISSION STATEMENT: We provide innovative programs to grow knowledge, skills, and strengths that allow families, children, and communities to flourish.

  • Families, children and communities we provide:

  • Outcomes in early care and education that insure school readiness and future academic achievement
  • Effective cradle to career supports that encourage a growth mindset
  • Family-centered supports that give caring adults the confidence and competence to do the best for children

  • For practitioners around the world we provide:
  • Research-based tools and strategies that are tested, scalable and sustainable
  • Professional development that advances the professionalism and effectiveness of teachers
  • Advocacy network that promotes public policies that support families and children

Early Childhood Jobs KY is a part of Kentucky Shared Services, brought to you by Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C).



Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Covington, KY

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