Kid's Time Learning Academy

Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 68030
Location : Atlanta, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

The Lead Teacher Infants and Toddlers support the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Lead Teacher observes and documents children's interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. The Lead Teacher is responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Director.

This position reports to Director.

Duties

        Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children

        Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials

        Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.

        Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.

        Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center

        Follow all center policies and state regulations

        Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement

Requirements

        CDA, Diploma in Early Childhood Education

        Register with the GaPDS System and meet level 4 or higher rating

Nice To Haves

        Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience

        High energy

        Ability to work well with other.

        Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills

        An understanding of child development

        Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills

        Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification

        Meet state requirements for Georgia Pre-K Assistant including training requirements

        Maintains CDA or better Certification in Early Childhood Education

        Must clear full background check and must pass health screening

        Complete all required training 

Benefits

Schedule will almost mirror Atlanta Public Schools. Teacher will be salaried for the 10 month Pre-K Period including paid holidays unless absent for more than 5 days during the school year.



Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Atlanta, GA

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