Responsible for the daily planning, management, and supervision of the classroom and children. Generally, is assisted in the
classroom by an assistant teacher. Is responsible for ensuring that all parents, children, and classroom staff concerns are
Ensures that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained, in accordance with
the NAEYC cleaning and sanitizing guidelines.
Completes all academy and classroom paperwork: for example, daily notes, student accident reports, attendance reports.
Attends and participates in staff meetings, academy events, and parent meetings, as requested.
Assists and supervises children during all activities.
Counsels children when social, academic, or adjustment problems arise.
Prepares and implements classroom lesson plans, program, and schedule.
Develops, plans, and prepares instructional aids / materials for classroom activities.
Assists children with meal times and clean-up.
Ensures that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used and maintained properly.
Physically arranges the classroom into well-defined interest areas.
Directs activities of other staff in the classroom to ensure that the classroom functions in an orderly manner.
Communicates appropriate information to parents; maintains developmental profiles for children.
Schedules and conducts parent and teacher conferences throughout the year.
Maintains family information board and other classroom bulletin boards.
Ensures that classroom medication schedule is followed.
Must meet state requirements for position.
Candidate must pass a medical exam/physical and have a clear background check to qualify for employment.
Must be able to lift no less than 40 pounds on a consistent basis throughout the workday to at least waist high.