The SAE School

Infant Toddler Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 72705
Location : Mableton, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

It is the policy of Quality Care for Children that all employees shall receive an equal employment opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability in employment.

 

Job Title:          Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher

Department:     Infant/Toddler

Supervisor:      Director, Assistant Director

 Salary:             Based on experience and education

Location:       Cobb, Fulton, Douglas

                       (Priority will be given to applicants living in these counties)

 

Duties

Specific Responsibilities:

****Our preschool is growing exponentially and we are looking for loving and caring teachers specifically for our smallest and youngest children. You must have experience with this age children.

You will be expected to -

  • Maintain a safe, clean environment.
  • Foster an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child and family.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore and manipulate during learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Teach basic literacy and foundational math skills to mastery.
  • Establish and enforce high expectations for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
  • Organize each day's activities to provide children with a variety of experiences and opportunities that allow them to develop curiosity, initiative, problem solving skills, and creativity.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and learning centers.
  • Meet with parents and guardians for parent/teacher conferences to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children and parents.
  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, and potential
  • Attend staff meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Come to work on time, enthusiastic, committed, and professionally prepared every day.
  • Ability to lift a 15-30 pound child frequently throughout the day

Requirements

Qualifications:

Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field (Bachelor required). Dedicated to on-going professional development.

Georgia Approved Trainer, preferred. Please submit a copy of your training approval letter.

Experience working in a child care settings.

Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills (written and oral).

Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of Bright From the Start regulations, Quality Rated system, Environmental Rating Scales and Georgia State Funded Pre-K system.

Knowledge of National Accreditation standards and assessment tools including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA), Council on Accreditation (COA), and the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Frequent driving.

Consistently standing for 2 hours or more delivering training.

Lesson planning and effective parent communication.

Bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and moderate lifting (at least 25 pounds) required.

Noise level in the work environment may be high at times.



Valid driver's license and personal transportation required.

Team player.

Self-directed with the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers at times.

Nice To Haves

Qualifications

Direct experience with infants/toddlers.

Bachelors, Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, or CDA.

First Aid/ CPR certified.

Minimum 1 year experience in a licensed center.

Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices.

Strong written and communication skills.

Maintain current credentials.

Be familiar with the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) code of ethics.

Must pass State of Georgia and FBI background checks.

Must be able to kneel, stoop, squat, lift at least 50 pounds, and stand for a long time and demonstrate and engage in activities like jumping, dancing, walking, and running.

**Spanish speaking a plus.

Benefits

A fully competitive benefits package will be offered to all employees that include full-time salary, health insurance, dental insurance and matching 401k.

All applicants must pass a criminal background check.

Pay will be determined by individual experience and credentials.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour



Salary : $15 to $20/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Mableton, GA

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