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Child Care Teacher - Fox Cities

Child Care Teacher - Fox Cities

Job ID 
2017-3184
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-WI-Appleton
Category 
Child Care
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The teacher should be a team member with the Directors and Staff in working toward the overall mission, philosophy, and objectives of the Salvation Army.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director in long-range planning with regard to curriculum, philosophy and goals.
  • Complete monthly, weekly, and daily curriculum plans in time for the group and communicate these plans to assist teachers and aides.
  • Implement the curriculum meeting the emotional, physical, intellectual, social and spiritual needs of the children in keeping with the philosophy and mission of the Salvation Army.
  • Maintain an environment that helps each child to have a positive experience throughout the school day.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect and allow for individual differences. Provide an atmosphere of acceptance and caring for each child and show as much individual attention as possible to each child.
  • Comfort distress immediately and provide a curriculum that helps each child to develop to the fullest in each area of development.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to the program’s policies, health and safety regulations, and emergency procedures, and to be ready to implement these if necessary.
  • Help volunteers to maintain a professional attitude toward the program, the children, and the staff, and assist if needed with appropriate communication. Be an example of professional behavior and appropriate communication at all times.
  • Plan, prepare, and care for the environment.
  • Create and maintain portfolios by Young Star standards

Staff:

  • Participate in ongoing training of staff through in-service, training, staff meetings, orientation and other so designated programs.

Parent:

  • Communicate frequently with families, children and other staff both verbally and in writing.
  • Cooperate with Director and Assistant in carrying out the philosophy and goals of the center.
  • Maintain close touch with the community and parents to foster understanding of the day care program and needs.

 

 

Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age or older

 

Education:

 

Meet requirements set by licensing regulations and accreditation criteria.

  • Teaching in a child care center or nursery school.
  • Supervising others, preferably in a day care setting.
  • Effective leadership and communication.

Supervision Received

  • Regular Staff Meetings and Direction by Center Director and Assistant Director.

Supervision of Others

  • Provide guidance of volunteers in the classroom.

Working Conditions:

Getting down to children’s level regularly, some lifting if children and play equipment ( up to 40 lbs. with or without accommodation), sitting on floor with children, taking children outdoors for play and walks, occasional field trips outside of the center, and evacuation drills.

Working knowledge of, and ability to work closely with numerous service agencies

Must act in a manner consistent with the mission statement of the Salvation Army